google chrome.exe

Firseria

The setup program uses the Firseria/Solimba AppInstaller (DownloadMR) which is a monetization download manager that bundles additional adware offers, typically by wrapping legitimate applications. The application google chrome.exe by Firseria 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 Solimba DownloadMR installer. The installer uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as Google's Chrome web browser but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
setupprocess   (signed by Firseria)

Description:
Setup Manager

Version:
3.0.30.6

MD5:
9834eb024478058571ef7e63f7a3a631

SHA-1:
029f867549624eb360685c44e960e1acaaf70f00

SHA-256:
9c15c7cc4996f3265968a0754e963ee514199728bf1ed908da97dbf4de2e5862

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

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:
8/21/2018 4:36:51 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba.Firseria.Bundler (M)
16.5.30.19

File size:
270.7 KB (277,224 bytes)

Product version:
3.0.30

Copyright:
Copyright©2014

Original file name:
installer

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
11/11/2013 10:34:44 AM

Valid to:
11/12/2014 10:34:44 AM

Subject:
E=support@solimba.com, CN=Firseria, O=Firseria, L=Badalona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
112130C3B28D7C9C29B8B07321EF3F8A1462

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/10/2014 6:34:59 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:uSVFVe91EZ1ypY+186MWWxBRXp5IPRdjtHt0KjHAc+gX:uSV3e91fY+6XWOjXpUtHt0JgX

Entry address:
0x81117

Entry point:
60, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 58, 05, 9F, 02, 00, 00, 8B, 30, 03, F0, 2B, C0, 8B, FE, 66, AD, C1, E0, 0C, 8B, C8, 50, AD, 2B, C8, 03, F1, 8B, C8, 57, 51, 49, 8A, 44, 39, 06, 88, 04, 31, 75, F6, 8B, D6, 8B, CF, E8, 5C, 00, 00, 00, 5E, 5A, 2B, C0, 89, 04, 32, B4, 10, 2B, D0, 2B, C9, 3B, CA, 73, 26, 8B, D9, AC, 41, 24, FE, 3C, E8, 75, F2, 43, 83, C1, 04, AD, 0B, C0, 78, 06, 3B, C2, 73, E5, EB, 06, 03, C3, 78, DF, 03, C2, 2B, C3, 89, 46, FC, EB, D6, E8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 5F, 81, C7, 8C, FF, FF, FF, B0, E9, AA, B8, 9B...
 
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Packer / compiler:
ASPack v1.08.04

Code size:
98.5 KB (100,864 bytes)

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