flv_update-9.8530pro.exe

Flash Player Pro

Air Software

Warning, this is not the legitimate setup program for Flash Player Pro. The setup is bootstrapped by the Air Installer 'download manager' (a pay-per-install monetization download manager) that bundles unwanted software (adware, toolbars, extensions) during setup while deciving the user into thinking they are downloading the stadard installation setup from Flash Player Pro. The application flv_update-9.8530pro.exe by Air Software 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 AirInstaller Download Manager installer.
Publisher:
AirInstaller Inc.  (signed by Air Software)

Product:
Flash Player Pro

Version:
2.0.4.11

MD5:
1c14d368766072ce1fb5b24cedfe8c08

SHA-1:
fdfcab5eae5781d18716a4f95b34ce16d13f22f7

SHA-256:
0c15e298ab2fe9a053a64e1d2a2a8b7548d558b3f4e897cdabcaf01aee7cc568

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:
12/18/2018 4:44:40 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Air Software.AirSoftware.Bundler (M)
16.2.27.11

File size:
1.1 MB (1,117,096 bytes)

Product version:
2.0.4.11

Copyright:
(c) AirInstaller. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
AirInstaller.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
AirInstaller Download Manager

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\flv_update-9.8530pro.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/24/2013 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/26/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Air Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Air Software, L=Victoria, S=British Columbia, C=CA

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
3AC786E09219DF82DA830E461D4FC39F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/15/2013 11:25:53 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:53n+dxJkJjwBGxw8ckyTiyMY1BE5v+fY7I5L:wVyMBGxrc9MA4CY7y

Entry address:
0x250260

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 40, 54, 00, 8D, BE, 00, D0, EB, FF, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 10, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, EF, 75, 09, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 73, E4, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 0D, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 74, 89, C5, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, 75, 20, 41, 01, DB, 75...
 
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Entropy:
7.7630

Packer / compiler:
UPX 2.90LZMA

Code size:
1.1 MB (1,101,824 bytes)

The file flv_update-9.8530pro.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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