audacity.exe

Useful Software

This is the Verti bundle installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application audacity.exe by Useful Software has been detected as adware by 8 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Verti Setup installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from inst.greatappsfree.net and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
Useful Software  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.0.6

MD5:
18867429852bd2b9ec757ec993b6e1f4

SHA-1:
6f107de11ac7afac604d50033365d50533b4f8c6

SHA-256:
0ede99e9dce28c27954086a96c0b172cca4c015f31e9178e8fa8f0815e46235b

Scanner detections:
8 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
12/13/2018 5:50:33 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Usefus
2015.0.3437

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.4150
9.0.1.0171

ESET NOD32
Win32/Verti (variant)
8.9877

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Verti
6/20/2014

McAfee
Artemis!18867429852B
5600.7093

Reason Heuristics
PUP.UsefulSoftware.I
14.6.20.16

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0522
7.2.171

VIPRE Antivirus
Rocketfuel Installer
29826

File size:
341 KB (349,136 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.6

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Verti Setup

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/13/2014 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
12/16/2014 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Useful Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Useful Software, L=Bellevue, S=Washington, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
7DB9B4E338BDCF4F909F675C098B0E76

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/22/2014 1:54:03 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:MCilri4EyDkgx5Hf2+LXqruUG081E7LUzZAK/CqoA5p6v2qAPzBoL/xsTkKFW4xJ:wrzXqruUGf2nUzZA+CqoA5p6v2qAPzBP

Entry address:
0x21F35

Entry point:
E8, 86, A5, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 38, AB, 44, 00, E8, 55, 2C, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, C6, 9E, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 14, F7, 44, 00, BA, 10, F7, 44, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, A7, B4, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, 9E, B4, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 44, 2C, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 92, 9D, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 04, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
6.5009

Code size:
211 KB (216,064 bytes)

The file audacity.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 5 URLs.

http://inst.greatappsfree.net/dl/92/14636/1164/.../

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