avg-antivirus-free.exe

AVG Antivirus Free

Download Manager

This is part of the Air Installer, a download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application avg-antivirus-free.exe, “AVG Antivirus Free ” by Download Manager 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 AirInstaller Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from downloadd.org.
Publisher:
Download Manager   (signed by Download Manager)

Product:
AVG Antivirus Free

Description:
AVG Antivirus Free

Version:
2.0.4.65

MD5:
7f01b004533f78477257dad670135a0a

SHA-1:
70f4aaaff6c59dd5b2472b4aa840e32af5c89d17

SHA-256:
366f822361abb4783e89616704edb6ebf2424237dd107c16612150cd95fc69af

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

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:
11/24/2017 3:13:18 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Air Software.Download.Bundler (M)
16.6.5.5

File size:
817.4 KB (837,048 bytes)

Product version:
2.0.4.65

Copyright:
(c) Download Manager

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
AirInstaller Download Manager

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\avg-antivirus-free.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/7/2013 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/8/2014 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Download Manager, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Download Manager, L=Vancouver, S=British Columbia, C=CA

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:
428E8B7C1AC548D083F4D3A0C5FDAF4C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/22/2013 1:55:56 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:7HkJYTAik1IG/GciGJ3fiLMgkMuGNP3/nW2fVeF4jopa:7HeYTfkKG/0GqMgkuB3/nWO0/

Entry address:
0x25E5D0

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, C0, 59, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 50, E6, FF, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 10, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89...
 
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Entropy:
7.8783

Packer / compiler:
UPX 2.90LZMA

Code size:
780 KB (798,720 bytes)

The file avg-antivirus-free.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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