groovestream.exe

SETUP DOT EXE

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application groovestream.exe, “Fusion Install ” by SETUP DOT EXE has been detected as adware by 40 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. This program installs potentially unwanted software on your PC at the same time as the software you are trying to install, without adequate consent. The file has been seen being downloaded from 90.gosecureinstall.com.
Publisher:
Fusion Install   (signed by SETUP DOT EXE)

Product:
Fusion Install

Description:
Fusion Install

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
b2acc996baef69272d2183011d3af299

SHA-1:
d8cd8945af227836feabfb8891159732ac1d9ba1

SHA-256:
1f1affac76636076e474b6f6151160352b3cc84320cb50e5a1c29907e9d4d89d

Scanner detections:
40 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

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:
8/22/2018 4:21:07 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.OptimumInstaller.3
386

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Agent
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.OptimumInstaller
2014.09.04

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/iBryte.bxjq
7.11.141.184

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
2014.9-160114

AVG
Adware AdPlugin
2017.0.2864

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Agent-6581
0.98/19328

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.IBryte.U
18064

Dr.Web
Trojan.DownLoader9.59551
9.0.1.014

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
8.16.01.14.12

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdWare.iBryte.V.gen application
10.7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Generic.AC.13751
1/14/2016

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

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler
11.2016-14-01_5

G Data
Win32.Application.PremiumInstaller
16.1.24

IKARUS anti.virus
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
t3scan.1.6.1.0

Jiangmin
Trojan/Generic.sgde
KV160114

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11684

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11684

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.817

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.DownAgent.bk.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
v2016.01.14.12

McAfee
Artemis!123F83C088D5
5600.6520

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!123F83C088D5
7.6520

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.IBryte.cwbnyw
0.28.0.59048

Norman
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.OptimumInstaller.3
11.20160114

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
16.01.14.12

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM10.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Quick Heal
Adware.iBryte.DK4
1.16.14.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.SETUPDOTEXE.Bundler (M)
16.1.14.12

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.Agent!6.175E
23.00.65.16112

Sophos
PUA 'iBryte Optimum Installer'
58

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.PremiumInstaller/Variant
9386

Total Defense
Win32/Tnega.XABfAXD
37.0.10891

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0515
7.2.14

Vba32 AntiVirus
suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Optimum Installer
28115

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.185663
2.0.0.1776

File size:
230.8 KB (236,320 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 Fusion Install

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/3/2013 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/20/2014 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=SETUP DOT EXE, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SETUP DOT EXE, 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:
348784BF9B5AF7CB50276EA8463A9048

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/2/2014 12:00:17 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:EsF1ARqTRrBh+fZJilgfeoTt9kI9qkIBfGOxtMI/012AB53LKp/D:Ee1ARqTRFha8gfeE74kIBOWIcAzLKp/D

Entry address:
0x1059C

Entry point:
E8, 1B, 48, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, A8, B2, 42, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 60, B0, 42, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 51, 53, 8B, 45, 0C, 83, C0, 0C, 89, 45, FC, 64, 8B, 1D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 03, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 45, 08, 8B, 5D, 0C, 8B, 6D, FC, 8B, 63...
 
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Entropy:
6.4025

Code size:
165.5 KB (169,472 bytes)

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