flvplayersetup.exe

CoolAppDownloads

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application flvplayersetup.exe by CoolAppDownloads 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 installCore installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.bestfreeappsdownload.com.
Publisher:
CoolAppDownloads  (signed and verified)

MD5:
438609150c08c2ebd2a61f4d7a35cfde

SHA-1:
7baf90c10aa12095445a41e5abbbc8b9b0a3efa4

SHA-256:
c77d478839017fc72d512dbcac7519d2b7d375658c6b02b7b85132233f7a77ea

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:
9/19/2018 6:40:45 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
16.8.7.13

File size:
674.9 KB (691,144 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/14/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/15/2014 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=CoolAppDownloads, O=CoolAppDownloads, STREET=63 Ronthschild Blvd, L=Tel Aviv, S=Israel, PostalCode=65785, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00C1B6068CBEB4D13FFA1A0A377FF3960B

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

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:Sc6pPUdHMFl93QMG+7LMQ1RFLS9OA9A9CECG06Qefmns76wrMDoHkvBZ68:Sc6xLH9F7/JA98CGgqms2oMZvv

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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Entropy:
7.8521

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

The file flvplayersetup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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