PUP.Optional.DriverHive

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GUI DriverHIve

DriverHives GUI

Type and source of infection

website DriverHive

website DriverHive

Symptoms

Users may see these warnings during install:

DriverHive install 1

DriverHive install 2

DriverHive bundler

DriverHive install 4

and they may see this entry in their list of installled Programs and Features:

DriverHive installed

these icons in their start-menu, in their taskbar and on their desktop:

icons DriverHive

and they may see these screens during operations:

DriverHive errors

DriverHive close

Protection

block DriverHive

Malwarebytes blocks PUP.Optional.DriverHive

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.DriverHive without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Malwarebytes removal log

A Malwarebytes log of removal will look similar to this:

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-Log Details- Scan Date: 1/28/19 Scan Time: 8:50 AM Log File: 64bfdcb6-22d1-11e9-a7b0-00ffdcc6fdfc.json

-Software Information- Version: 3.6.1.2711 Components Version: 1.0.482 Update Package Version: 1.0.8990 License: Premium

-System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {computername}\{username}

-Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 235667 Threats Detected: 34 Threats Quarantined: 34 Time Elapsed: 3 min, 17 sec

-Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Enabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect

-Scan Details- Process: 2 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\DRIVERHIVE\DRIVERHIVETRAY.EXE, Quarantined, [2912], [542206],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DriverHive.exe, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990

Module: 2 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\DRIVERHIVE\DRIVERHIVETRAY.EXE, Quarantined, [2912], [542206],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DriverHive.exe, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990

Registry Key: 2 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\BSD\DriverHive, Quarantined, [2912], [542205],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\DriverHive_is1, Quarantined, [2912], [542207],1.0.8990

Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN|DRIVERHIVETRAY, Quarantined, [2912], [542206],1.0.8990

Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected)

Folder: 6 PUP.Optional.ASK, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\TEMP\APNLOGS, Quarantined, [2], [184754],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.ASK.Gen, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\TEMP\APN-STUB, Quarantined, [3598], [181296],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\BSD\DriverHive\Logs, Quarantined, [2912], [542201],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\BSD\DRIVERHIVE, Quarantined, [2912], [542201],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\DRIVERHIVE, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\PROGRAMDATA\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\START MENU\PROGRAMS\DRIVERHIVE, Quarantined, [2912], [542202],1.0.8990

File: 21 PUP.Optional.ASK, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\TEMP\APNLOGS\ic.log, Quarantined, [2], [184754],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.ASK.Gen, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\APN-Stub\Stb69d0002f-688a-42c9-9ef4-d8530ff9ec01.log, Quarantined, [3598], [181296],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\BSD\DRIVERHIVE\LOGS\DriverHive.log, Quarantined, [2912], [542201],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\BSD\DriverHive\Logs\DriverHiveTray.log, Quarantined, [2912], [542201],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\DRIVERHIVE.LNK, Quarantined, [2912], [542204],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\QUICK LAUNCH\DRIVERHIVE.LNK, Quarantined, [2912], [542203],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\DRIVERHIVE\DRIVERHIVETRAY.EXE, Quarantined, [2912], [542206],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DPInst32.exe, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DPInst64.exe, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DriverHive Help.chm, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DriverHive.exe, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\PBLogo.bmp, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\unins000.dat, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\unins000.exe, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\UninstallTrial.bmp, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\ZipDll.dll, Quarantined, [2912], [542200],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\DriverHive\DriverHive.lnk, Quarantined, [2912], [542202],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\DriverHive\Help for DriverHive.lnk, Quarantined, [2912], [542202],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\DriverHive\Uninstall DriverHive.lnk, Quarantined, [2912], [542202],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\DRIVERHIVETRIALSETUP.EXE, Quarantined, [2912], [542209],1.0.8990 PUP.Optional.DriverHive, C:\USERS\{username}\DOWNLOADS\DRIVERHIVETRIALSETUP.EXE, Quarantined, [2912], [542209],1.0.8990

Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected)

WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected)

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Add an exclusion

Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.

  • Open Malwarebytes for Windows.
  • Click the Detection History
  • Click the Allow List
  • To add an item to the Allow List, click Add.
  • Select the exclusion type Allow a file or folder and use the Select a folder button to select the main folder for the software that you wish to keep.
  • Repeat this for any secondary files or folder(s) that belong to the software.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.

Traces/IOCs

You may see these entries in FRST logs:

(Bootstrap Development, LLC.) C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DriverHive.exe
(Bootstrap Development, LLC.) C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DriverHiveTray.exe
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [DriverHiveTray] => C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive\DriverHiveTray.exe [2444328 2016-01-17] (Bootstrap Development, LLC.)
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\BSD
C:\ProgramData\BSD
C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\DriverHive.lnk
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\DriverHive
C:\Program Files (x86)\DriverHive
(Bootstrap Development, LLC.) C:\Windows\bsdsetupDH.dll

DriverHive (HKLM-x32\...\DriverHive_is1) (Version: - Bootstrap Development, LLC.)

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