adobeflashplayer.exe

SuperCool Applications

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application adobeflashplayer.exe by SuperCool Applications has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the installCore installer. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions. With this installer, users are expecting to download the free Adobe Flash Player but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
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Publisher:
SuperCool Applications  (signed and verified)

MD5:
de8d430554ea0d319ff95149dd3f414d

SHA-1:
c5a64bcefbd1ff75202e6bed6913d4f545e30a61

SHA-256:
64db7b6bb55d4d0282c1e8d55e8e9eb58a2d0df0b96f942c637410b01294491b

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstallCore download manager to install additional potentially unwanted software which may include extensions such as DealPly and various toolbars.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
12/9/2016 2:45:24 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.InstallCore
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
7.11.154.46

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
1.0.0.1

AVG
Max Setup
2015.0.3447

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Intallcore.SCLL
18501

Dr.Web
Trojan.MulDrop5.10078
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.BY potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712358

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712358

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.SuperCool
v2014.06.10.12

Reason Heuristics
PUP.SuperCoolApplications.Q
14.8.7.23

Vba32 AntiVirus
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
30086

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File size:
791.6 KB (810,616 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\google\adobeflashplayer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/15/2013 5:30:00 AM

Valid to:
8/16/2014 5:29:59 AM

Subject:
CN=SuperCool Applications, O=SuperCool Applications, STREET=63 Ronthscheld Blvd., L=Tel Aviv, S=Israel, PostalCode=65785, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
7239B70290995A99967AE1DE581942C0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 3:52:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:knv3JS/YmkKek+VzYYyziZDSbl8yGptumNSeVE:kvMXkKJziZUl8yGTDfV

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Entropy:
7.8803

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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