chrome-setup.exe

Blueis

This is the Tightrope WebInstall which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application chrome-setup.exe by Blueis 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 Tightrope WebInstall installer. With this installer, users are expecting to download Google's Chrome web browser but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
Blueis  (signed and verified)

Product:
Blueis

Version:
52.0.1.7659

MD5:
4635b3abbb1316e9e9dd711a7c4d619f

SHA-1:
c573be982e6a079fac2bb9a8cec7bd5e73619c7e

SHA-256:
f6b4979c5a7453c7167edaba73925a0da186b784ba2c7a24ed48faff81d2ae40

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:
6/2/2020 12:45:35 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope.Blueis.Bundler (M)
15.12.9.2

File size:
870.6 KB (891,480 bytes)

Product version:
52.0.1.7659

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2015

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\chrome-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
11/11/2015 11:23:38 AM

Valid to:
9/15/2016 5:46:38 PM

Subject:
CN=Blueis, O=Blueis, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2, OU=http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
05824772F61FAE32

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/28/2014 4:58:01 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:wpXz6VLgBcfWleBtlQmGRWh0bhyFQ6eJoNG:4EgBcfWle77GRc0lyF

Entry address:
0x209A

Entry point:
E8, 71, B8, 00, 00, E9, 73, B1, 00, 00, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 8B, 45, 08, 53, 8B, 5D, 14, 56, 8B, 73, 08, 33, 30, 57, 8B, 06, C6, 45, FF, 00, C7, 45, F4, 01, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 7B, 10, 83, F8, FE, 74, 0B, 8B, 4E, 04, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 38, FF, 55, 0C, 8B, 4E, 0C, 8B, 56, 08, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 3A, FF, 55, 0C, 8B, 45, 10, F6, 40, 04, 66, 0F, 85, 12, 01, 00, 00, 8D, 4D, E8, 89, 4B, FC, 8B, 5B, 0C, 89, 45, E8, 8B, 45, 18, 89, 45, EC, 83, FB, FE, 74, 60, EB, 06...
 
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Entropy:
7.9689  (probably packed)

Code size:
52.5 KB (53,760 bytes)

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