Somoto BetterInstaller

Category: Adware and PUAs Protection available since:14 May 2014 00:50:58 (GMT)
Type: Unspecified PUA Last Updated:01 Oct 2018 19:07:41 (GMT)

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Somoto BetterInstaller is an installer which bundles legitimate applications with offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party applications are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but may include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process.

Examples of Somoto BetterInstaller include:

Example 1

File Information

Size
421K
SHA-1
00116630c029cf5428b1890fdf3d177507563315
MD5
383f3806d4007301442a631c6daf04a4
CRC-32
e93a2f00
File type
Windows executable
First seen
2015-10-27

Runtime Analysis

Processes Created
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nso4.tmp\7za.exe
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nso4.tmp\ns5.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nso4.tmp\ns6.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nso4.tmp\ns7.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nso4.tmp\ns8.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nso4.tmp\ns9.tmp
  • c:\windows\system32\wbem\wmic.exe

Example 2

File Information

Size
421K
SHA-1
0021880383eb2003d6013ae08a34a47f157e95a0
MD5
d3444dcbb5d2f22141de2cf0cbf809fc
CRC-32
60151b6e
File type
Windows executable
First seen
2015-12-24

Runtime Analysis

Processes Created
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsg4.tmp\7za.exe
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsg4.tmp\ns5.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsg4.tmp\ns6.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsg4.tmp\ns7.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsg4.tmp\ns8.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsg4.tmp\ns9.tmp
  • c:\windows\system32\wbem\wmic.exe

Example 3

File Information

Size
421K
SHA-1
0024f64df99d2f753883ed00514e461f7533484c
MD5
e023e3e7b46e3a5e27501cd440cd0201
CRC-32
d77c924e
File type
Windows executable
First seen
2007-11-06

Runtime Analysis

Processes Created
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsu4.tmp\7za.exe
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsu4.tmp\ns5.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsu4.tmp\ns6.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsu4.tmp\ns7.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsu4.tmp\ns8.tmp
  • c:\docume~1\support\locals~1\temp\nsu4.tmp\ns9.tmp
  • c:\windows\system32\wbem\wmic.exe

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