googleearth_setup.exe

Boot Compute

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application googleearth_setup.exe, “Premium Installer ” by Boot Compute 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 Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from downloadd.org.
Publisher:
Premium Installer   (signed by Boot Compute)

Product:
Premium Installer

Description:
Premium Installer

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
58506fcc24c07427ac40e50858827e95

SHA-1:
c73497e061fcb78eed9b15fa8b3768610e701629

SHA-256:
68bb22739ed70d54e1e43cfb1546d93c8379a1bfea48ace1dc3ae408c11fe543

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

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:
11/24/2017 4:19:00 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.BootCompute.Bundler (M)
16.2.29.6

File size:
241.4 KB (247,160 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 Premium Installer

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/24/2015 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Boot Compute, O=Boot Compute, STREET="4600 Madison Ave, 10th FL", L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, PostalCode=64112, C=US

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

Serial number:
059AEF62ABD7F83178378663E98BDE5C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/1/2014 6:00:19 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:ffUYoWidx2O6WmEDke4HJViL/z37Fj7N1B39wGsl+pb:f9oXdxjTDkbJqL3J7HgGs6b

Entry address:
0x10D53

Entry point:
E8, BA, 05, 00, 00, E9, D7, FC, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 28, 03, 00, 00, A3, 18, 72, 41, 00, 89, 0D, 14, 72, 41, 00, 89, 15, 10, 72, 41, 00, 89, 1D, 0C, 72, 41, 00, 89, 35, 08, 72, 41, 00, 89, 3D, 04, 72, 41, 00, 66, 8C, 15, 30, 72, 41, 00, 66, 8C, 0D, 24, 72, 41, 00, 66, 8C, 1D, 00, 72, 41, 00, 66, 8C, 05, FC, 71, 41, 00, 66, 8C, 25, F8, 71, 41, 00, 66, 8C, 2D, F4, 71, 41, 00, 9C, 8F, 05, 28, 72, 41, 00, 8B, 45, 00, A3, 1C, 72, 41, 00, 8B, 45, 04, A3, 20, 72, 41, 00, 8D, 45, 08, A3, 2C, 72, 41...
 
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Entropy:
7.1990

Code size:
69 KB (70,656 bytes)

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