groovestream.exe

SOFTWARE INSTALLER

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application groovestream.exe, “Fusion Install ” by SOFTWARE INSTALLER 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.
Publisher:
Fusion Install   (signed by SOFTWARE INSTALLER)

Product:
Fusion Install

Description:
Fusion Install

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
d4d91b61b71a2f5a7eaf8173d4a4f4db

SHA-1:
f61a9777880b67ff36de877fec9ff8df96094f87

SHA-256:
143854b482c066da181c7c2d26e5dab545e915d666aad5db2b00c741e299eb21

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 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
12/10/2018 1:31:39 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge (M)
17.3.13.17

File size:
225.3 KB (230,704 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
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/4/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
9/21/2014 1:59:59 AM

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:
6/15/2014 3:00:21 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x118F7

Entry point:
E8, 20, 9D, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 74, 93, 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, 40, 90, 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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Code size:
158.5 KB (162,304 bytes)

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