firefox.exe

Quick Downloader

The Adlogica setup manager, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The application firefox.exe by Quick Downloader 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 Adlogica Quick Downloader 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:
Quick Downloader  (signed and verified)

MD5:
d8548d36c9890304b2e4bb3d675d50e0

SHA-1:
72c3576c81a595497e5a4e284a2e39aa23b957d5

SHA-256:
d2d7dfee1b0928161d0dd9a148a4d4b123329ff3d69ce373ca9ff1015200d4e3

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:
11/15/2018 10:56:16 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adlogica (M)
16.7.29.7

File size:
986.4 KB (1,010,112 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adlogica Quick Downloader (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/7/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/8/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Quick Downloader, O=Quick Downloader, STREET=96 Jessie st, STREET=4th floor, L=San Francisco, S=CA, PostalCode=94105, C=US

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

Serial number:
00886E74060345A7D9DD833C2ADF305E49

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 4:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:5ftBO7HRvWHyvv5iTiAYgJgfWwlsjhFNUmu/0mf9:ttBOVBRByasjhFNVOd

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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Entropy:
7.9251

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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