candyinstaller.exe

WorldSetup

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application candyinstaller.exe by WorldSetup has been detected as adware by 15 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.
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Publisher:
WorldSetup  (signed and verified)

MD5:
f896486bde91cb80362f51def463e317

SHA-1:
9ec19dc8e5c52704db61bf60cc952494c113712f

SHA-256:
9df4a98aed6e9aba08b9f18de3adddf5a0a6565cfdcc80a1ba9d811d7bf2fd6c

Scanner detections:
15 / 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:
12/7/2016 9:50:41 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.InstallCore
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
7.11.154.60

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
1.0.0.1

AVG
InstallCore
2015.0.3447

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Installcore.BA
18501

Dr.Web
Trojan.Packed.25266
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.IO potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

G Data
Win32.Application.InstallCore
14.6.24

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712358

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712358

Malwarebytes
v2014.06.10.02

Reason Heuristics
PUP.WorldSetup.O
14.6.10.14

The Hacker
Trojan/Injected.f
6.8.0.5.466

Vba32 AntiVirus
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4837543
30086

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File size:
595.7 KB (610,016 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
1/2/2014 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
1/3/2015 3:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=WorldSetup, O=WorldSetup, STREET=Lilienblum 28 St., L=Tel-Aviv, S=Tel-Aviv, PostalCode=6513307, C=IL

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

Serial number:
6EEF11096F7B5CDC42244636F32F2208

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 3:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:jvpqqw6uctS/WrgA7T9mOjRihxaBsyKo7BhTXIEzca/M0:jvIqwkS/GPFm0aQNDzQoM

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:
7.7453

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

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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