skype.exe

Vetaform Developments, s.l.

This belongs to a Solimba product that may be bundled with additional PUPs or may be part of an ad-supported software program. The application skype.exe by Vetaform Developments, s.l has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Solimba DownloadMR installer. It uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Vetaform Developments, s.l.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
9f79b10850a16247600b5a61bca1a139

SHA-1:
fac3a7013aaae89ad5c9cda714dc6ca8552cb1e2

SHA-256:
6d813ff301a1fe622b35790d4ac190efff60298beb3758b7f9fe3f58bc29929a

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
1/28/2022 10:21:52 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.16.6

File size:
519.1 KB (531,536 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\skype.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
12/22/2014 7:37:59 AM

Valid to:
12/22/2016 7:37:59 AM

Subject:
CN="Vetaform Developments, s.l.", O="Vetaform Developments, s.l.", L=Badalona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
11214A840538566C60A8459CC4FF24F6A711

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/27/2015 6:42:47 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0xC6AC

Entry point:
E8, AC, 6C, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, C0, 4C, 42, 00, E8, FE, 15, 00, 00, E8, 7D, 6E, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 3F, 6C, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 08, 65, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Code size:
107.5 KB (110,080 bytes)

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