firefox_setup.exe

Soft Downloads

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_setup.exe by Soft Downloads 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 Downloader installer. 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.
Publisher:
Soft Downloads  (signed and verified)

MD5:
899e0a3309e68dad2b088a6d246841c7

SHA-1:
450d9040bef2a7f8e1a9c991e4d04f5254f0bd2b

SHA-256:
c24c86f60dbbc6e471560ddfa21582dd0fe8c6f13c9e3a27e5f76322fa68321d

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 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:
10/21/2018 7:24:24 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adlogica (M)
16.7.17.15

File size:
774.6 KB (793,240 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adlogica Downloader (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
9/14/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/14/2016 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Soft Downloads, O=Soft Downloads, STREET="1608 S. Ashland Ave #41118", L=Chicago, S=Illinois, PostalCode=60608, C=US

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

Serial number:
00B75687A35DCB27A264BF14C4B37B3FC2

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 7:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:gfva6ZQDgKYtiGWCyZPZQt5r7948stRm1s:gXJZ+LQWJZPZIrOJ

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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