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:
782072e238e207b075b848fbf24d64bd

SHA-1:
7fdade1b185ad2decf27131939c7a0c54106e752

SHA-256:
7e2bbfd848c27bf70d1c31844655b634c54a422742fe4068f3e2dc4d5158893d

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 an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
11/15/2018 10:32:42 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adlogica.QuickDow.Bundler (M)
16.3.21.15

File size:
562.6 KB (576,136 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 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/8/2014 8:59:59 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 8:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:MiIh59lK7s3gxIjGoI43z5NxXpWobc6X+v1RZB8y7RP8P:M95/qsxG30NxDD+RZB8TP

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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