frostwire.exe

Tuguu S.L.

The Tuguu download and install manager uses the DomalIQ installer to bundle additional adware offers such as toolbars and browser extensions during the setup process. This software distributes modified installers which are not the same as the original distributed by the author. The application frostwire.exe by Tuguu S.L has been detected as adware by 34 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the TUGUU DomaIQ Setup installer. During install, it bundles potentially unwanted software on a user's computer at the same time without adequate consent.
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Publisher:
Tuguu S.L.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
a477d3c6a5eec8dd800eadf8b8467a82

SHA-1:
9ba1d0a849340eb2f9019c4fb0c2476b353dd568

SHA-256:
7449912f6a02c9d4ed6b112ee46a30e58bb9ae225dcc79acb89d60354dea2f0d

Scanner detections:
34 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the DomainIQ download manager to bundle additional potentially unwanted software without adequate consent.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
12/8/2016 5:16:09 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Adware.Generic.909460
969

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.DomaIQ
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
Adware/Win32.DomaIQ
2014.06.11

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/DomaIQ.Gen
7.11.154.66

Antiy Labs AVL
GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/MSIL.DomaIQ
1.0.0.1

avast!
PUP-gen [PUP]
140608-0

AVG
Adware Skodna.Bundle_r.Y
2014.0.3955

Bitdefender
Adware.Generic.909460
1.0.20.805

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.DomaIQ.URT
18503

Dr.Web
Trojan.DownLoader9.15042
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Adware.Generic.909460
8.14.06.10.07

ESET NOD32
Win32/DomaIQ.AZ potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/DomaIQ.D3.gen
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Adware:W32/DomaIQ
11.2014-10-06_3

G Data
Adware.Generic.909460
14.6.24

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.DomaIQ
t3scan.1.6.1.0

Jiangmin
AdWare/MSIL.aiu
KV140610

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712358

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.1712358

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL.DomaIQ
15.0.0.463

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.BundleInstaller.A
v2014.06.10.07

McAfee
Adware-DomaIQ!C4A0D2165A51
5600.7103

McAfee Web Gateway
Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious.H
7.7103

MicroWorld eScan
Adware.Generic.909460
15.0.0.483

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.DomaIQ.ctadmg
0.28.0.60253

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.320568.H
14.06.10.01

Panda Antivirus
PUP/MultiToolbar.A
14.06.10.07

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TuguuSL.J
14.8.7.18

Sophos
DomainIQ pay-per install
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.DomaIQ/Variant
10551

Vba32 AntiVirus
BScope.Downware.DomaIQ
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
30086

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File size:
313.1 KB (320,568 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
TUGUU DomaIQ Setup

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
5/13/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/18/2014 7:00:00 AM

Subject:
CN=Tuguu S.L., OU=U B76539535, O=Tuguu S.L., L=Adeje, S=Santa Cruz de Tenerife, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
08EC69B75B2FE31EC2C53E0E441AC0E1

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/4/2014 5:48:41 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:Yweks+CRnAGLyo8MdROCZVtSH7zsKeEM9NBaYM:FeknClASyo8MdRO2tSH7zsy

Entry address:
0x1576

Entry point:
E8, CC, 26, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 28, 03, 00, 00, A3, D8, CF, 40, 00, 89, 0D, D4, CF, 40, 00, 89, 15, D0, CF, 40, 00, 89, 1D, CC, CF, 40, 00, 89, 35, C8, CF, 40, 00, 89, 3D, C4, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 15, F0, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 0D, E4, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 1D, C0, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 05, BC, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 25, B8, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 2D, B4, CF, 40, 00, 9C, 8F, 05, E8, CF, 40, 00, 8B, 45, 00, A3, DC, CF, 40, 00, 8B, 45, 04, A3, E0, CF, 40, 00, 8D, 45, 08, A3, EC, CF, 40...
 
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Entropy:
5.8849

Code size:
30.5 KB (31,232 bytes)

The file frostwire.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

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