circle-dock-windows-malavida.exe

The application circle-dock-windows-malavida.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 5 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. This will display context specific advertisements in the browser as well as attempt to modify the browser's search provider. The file has been seen being downloaded from downloads.malavida.net.
MD5:
df3b71e7436615597ba3c591ca43a244

SHA-1:
420bb3699fb313b2ce4f73eb0a9a88a70b1bf3e3

SHA-256:
fe4eccf7b4f2142f356c98c2712d73276a759599d1bf816fff331c30c05e627b

Scanner detections:
5 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
The installer may include an offer for the Babylon Toolbar (a homepage/search hijacker), which is potentially installed with minimal user consent.

Analysis date:
11/13/2018 2:11:49 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Toolbar.Babylon
2017.0.2680

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.301
9.0.1.0199

ESET NOD32
Win32/Malavida
10.8068

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Malavida.A
7/17/2016

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Downloader.DB (M)
16.7.17.7

File size:
142.1 KB (145,498 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\circle-dock-windows-malavida.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/6/2009 12:50:41 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:TLk395hYXJxNAgAMjrHYZfLUwA7JKjy4FYOInv:TQqG9M/HYZowAgjtF2v

Entry address:
0x30CB

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 38, 3F, 42, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 84, 3E, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 30, F4, 41, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 80, 36, 42, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.5448

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
22.5 KB (23,040 bytes)

The file circle-dock-windows-malavida.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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