The installer utilizes InstallCore which may bundle about 3-4 offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application icreinstall_itunes_setup.exe has been detected as adware by 26 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the installCore installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions. With this installer, users are expecting to download Apple's iTunes but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
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Uses the InstallCore download manager to install additional potentially unwanted software which may include extensions such as DealPly and various toolbars.
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.
2/21/2017 7:23:10 AM UTC (today)
K7 Gateway Antivirus
Qihoo 360 Security
667 KB (683,016 bytes)
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
installCore (using Inno Setup)
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM
Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker
36 KB (36,864 bytes)
The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.