chrome_setup.exe

Fileangels

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application chrome_setup.exe, “Premium Installer ” by Fileangels has been detected as adware by 45 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion 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:
Premium Installer   (signed by Fileangels)

Product:
Premium Installer

Description:
Premium Installer

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
082535dd887b36558e428ad41c199480

SHA-1:
25ac2faaf422f38230fd2a57db141917b952198d

SHA-256:
c3796e72f75e323af4b66da2ebaa07f298149133cdfbf36ec568d8676b5e77b5

Scanner detections:
45 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/extensions.

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:
12/13/2017 6:55:19 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Graftor.159996
815

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Agent
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
2014.09.15

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/iBryte.Gen4
7.11.179.12

Antiy Labs AVL
GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.iBryte.hjiq
1.0.0.1

avast!
Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
141025-0

AVG
Adware AdPlugin
2015.0.3293

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Clikug
4.0.3.141111

Bitdefender
Gen:Variant.Graftor.159996
1.0.20.1575

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Ibryte-3990
0.98/19466

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.AgentCV.HWYE
19489

Dr.Web
Trojan.DownLoader11.40661
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Variant.Graftor.159996
8.14.11.11.03

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdWare.iBryte.BK (variant)
8.10576

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Zbot.AAN!tr
11/11/2014

F-Prot
W32/A-34fffba4
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Graftor.159996
11.2014-11-11_3

G Data
Win32.Adware.IBryte
14.11.24

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.AdPlugin
t3scan.1.7.8.0

Jiangmin
Adware/iBryte.gtyg
KV141111

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.183.13345

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.183.13333

Kaspersky
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Genome
15.0.0.494

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Buzus.uk.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OptimunInstaller
v2014.11.11.03

McAfee
IBryte-FRT
5600.6949

McAfee Web Gateway
IBryte-FRT
7.6949

Microsoft Security Essentials
TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.A
1.10401

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Graftor.159996
15.0.0.945

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Badur.dgvfep
0.28.2.62671

Norman
IBryte.PDB
11.20141124

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.iBryte.83312.E
14.10.01.01

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.11.11.03

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM10.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Quick Heal
TrojanDownloader.Badur.A5
11.14.14.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Fileangels.M
14.11.11.15

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.iBryte!6.192B
23.00.65.141109

Sophos
iBryte Premium Installer
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
PUP.OptimumInstaller/Variant
10244

Total Defense
Win32/Tnega.WHYEFHC
37.0.11219

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_CLIKUG.A
7.2.315

Trend Micro
TROJ_CLIKUG.A
10.465.11

Vba32 AntiVirus
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4778314
33706

Zillya! Antivirus
Trojan.Buzus.Win32.122155
2.0.0.1929

File size:
80.4 KB (82,288 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) Premium Installer

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/14/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/15/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Fileangels, O=Fileangels, STREET=4600 Madison Ave FL 10, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, PostalCode=64112, C=US

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

Serial number:
1D54F646CB5A85211464AF0FDAB3D591

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/5/2014 9:23:43 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
768:zOKkRrbAeAvnLPu5BEAUMkCfBSKszmJSwO8I3eUZjwyDOJJb+Qhvo8u0:IRrbAeAvn7uyMhSJwO8wPQ+kt

Entry address:
0x63C1

Entry point:
E8, 52, 05, 00, 00, E9, 36, FD, FF, FF, CC, FF, 25, C0, 81, 40, 00, 6A, 14, 68, C0, B7, 40, 00, E8, B6, 00, 00, 00, FF, 35, 2C, E4, 40, 00, 8B, 35, 9C, 81, 40, 00, FF, D6, 59, 89, 45, E4, 83, F8, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, 08, FF, 15, 98, 81, 40, 00, 59, EB, 67, 6A, 08, E8, B2, 05, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, FF, 35, 2C, E4, 40, 00, FF, D6, 89, 45, E4, FF, 35, 28, E4, 40, 00, FF, D6, 59, 59, 89, 45, E0, 8D, 45, E0, 50, 8D, 45, E4, 50, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 35, 84, 81, 40, 00, FF, D6, 59, 50, E8, 75, 05, 00, 00, 89, 45...
 
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Entropy:
5.7833

Code size:
24.5 KB (25,088 bytes)

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