firefox_setup.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_setup.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:
b66d0a5d66a32d3de19a67a7f0994c38

SHA-1:
bd80455d6bc33943819863c30b83bd442d2c020f

SHA-256:
2033351916e709b07a33ca855bbec747c484ec33a2e2f91e1b43b3052b976789

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:
11/14/2018 4:05:50 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adlogica (M)
16.7.31.14

File size:
812.5 KB (831,968 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adlogica Quick Downloader (using Inno Setup)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/8/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/9/2014 1:59:59 AM

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:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:7EF7QZwcfTzWiTf5fXvQYttEDpY0IldrWO2:7O+fW2lxEDpSldK

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, BF, A9, FF, FF, E8, 5E, 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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