google-chrome.exe

SOFTWARE INSTALLER

This is published and distributed via an Adknowledge's advertising supported (adware) software installer. The application google-chrome.exe, “System Applet ” by SOFTWARE INSTALLER has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
System Applet   (signed by SOFTWARE INSTALLER)

Product:
System Applet

Description:
System Applet

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
eddb709fbb9ce887af2a0b0d0cdae69d

SHA-1:
2c51912e47ac030bfa9baa241bd3a712441117e0

SHA-256:
d9bb974093b2e68c3276fe32b3d0a7d0e218a641c90a8e3851ea18daad3acb84

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/extensions.

Analysis date:
10/19/2018 5:39:57 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge (M)
17.3.10.9

File size:
89.8 KB (91,952 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) System Applet

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/3/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/20/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=SOFTWARE INSTALLER, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SOFTWARE INSTALLER, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, C=US

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:
652F70E683E058123B6C29E79760D2E0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/25/2014 2:15:08 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x54B7

Entry point:
E8, 3C, 05, 00, 00, E9, 36, FD, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 28, 03, 00, 00, A3, F8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 0D, F4, 91, 40, 00, 89, 15, F0, 91, 40, 00, 89, 1D, EC, 91, 40, 00, 89, 35, E8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 3D, E4, 91, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 15, 10, 92, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 0D, 04, 92, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 1D, E0, 91, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 05, DC, 91, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 25, D8, 91, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 2D, D4, 91, 40, 00, 9C, 8F, 05, 08, 92, 40, 00, 8B, 45, 00, A3, FC, 91, 40, 00, 8B, 45, 04, A3, 00, 92, 40, 00, 8D, 45, 08, A3, 0C, 92, 40...
 
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Entropy:
5.3982

Code size:
20.5 KB (20,992 bytes)

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