firefox.exe

Ez-download

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 Ez-download has been detected as adware by 4 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adlogica Downloader installer. The setup routine uses the RevenYou.Com Pay Per Install platform (OutBrowse) which bundles additional software offers inclduing toolbars, extensions, PC utilities as well as other PUPs. With this installer, users are expecting to download the free Mozilla Firefox web browser but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
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Publisher:
Ez-download  (signed and verified)

MD5:
c2080b4c31f6c1efd3d92b88f643e46e

SHA-1:
a8a04e5ebdc3e7365f2a48783e567d9625976916

SHA-256:
b855ae3fe9c976e4bf9cdd24f0af09e0fd57e8b1bf4cfb01da3677965704aad6

Scanner detections:
4 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles additional adware offers during download and installation using the OutBrowse installer.

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:
12/10/2016 9:58:21 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Generic
2015.0.3447

ESET NOD32
Win32/OutBrowse.V potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Ezdownload.H
14.8.7.23

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
30086

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File size:
976.6 KB (1,000,008 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

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

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\firefox.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/13/2013 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/14/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Ez-download, O=Ez-download, STREET=96 Jessie st 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:
00F70CD1FD9DEF6FE1E710D56A167734BD

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 3:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:bZ17RJ+3RsyV1pol/JApCEG1k1B1uUcI3qY/8w9xv4:t9RJ+2yVY5JuCEG1yB7V3qknXv4

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:
7.9246

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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