firefox.exe

OUTBROWSE

This is the OutBrowse Revenyou installer which bundles offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted and installed without consent. The application firefox.exe by OUTBROWSE 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 OutBrowse Revenyou installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as the free Mozilla Firefox web browser but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
OUTBROWSE  (signed and verified)

MD5:
57d07d51acb1d54ff0a5e60edf5bd11b

SHA-1:
58045aed332297f2ffa5a8079b47fbfd9fb2e854

SHA-256:
c086e4d228014c2fec8d4681cd327c74f9b07e718a74cf0ba911499439fe6f46

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 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
11/16/2018 3:32:36 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Outbrowse.Bundler (M)
16.6.25.8

File size:
968.7 KB (991,968 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
OutBrowse Revenyou (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
4/7/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/8/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=OUTBROWSE, O=OUTBROWSE, STREET=Bialik Number: 143, L=Ramat Gan, S=Israel, PostalCode=5252337, C=IL

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

Serial number:
00A5F03C3A375C11FD6C1C160EE8BFF923

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 11:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:hytbtfFcicu9/AGdSHlXEYprdDJ5Qk7I/Oylc8Cnrz:479Iu9/9dSHlXECrBJ5r7Ibl7or

Entry address:
0x30FA

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, 18, EC, 42, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 64, EB, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 98, 8F, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 60, E3, 42, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 40, 43, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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