mediaplayerclassicinstaller.exe

Nextup

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application mediaplayerclassicinstaller.exe by Nextup has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from i.greatappsfree.com.
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Publisher:
Nextup  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.0.5

MD5:
bdb5c0e028862c3200845250be1c270c

SHA-1:
a3011fcbbc0f05c1d36356792ab95185ce1d5166

SHA-256:
4229e6117fdcbdd5be7712e438603f21bd7bc47735d643565e01052fe506fd38

Scanner detections:
14 / 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:
12/3/2016 1:29:09 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
1.0.0.1

ESET NOD32
Win32/Verti (variant)
8.10084

G Data
Win32.Application.Nextup
14.7.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.Nextup
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.180.12701

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.180.12701

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.NextUp
v2014.07.21.02

McAfee
Artemis!C96BD5645D12
5600.7062

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!C96BD5645D12
7.7062

Reason Heuristics
Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP
14.7.21.14

Sophos
NextUp
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
Suspicious_GEN.F47V0708
7.2.202

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.Agent
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Rocketfuel Installer
31184

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File size:
594.5 KB (608,816 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.5

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
5/22/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/23/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Nextup, O=Nextup, STREET=10900 NE 8TH ST, STREET=STE 1000, L=Bellevue, S=WA, PostalCode=98004, C=US

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

Serial number:
00C705E6F899AC0C37A4458683DB2745BB

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/2/2014 11:38:23 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:B2+SkudwTvelQUvoCSo5EbrQtKg0Th2X7XKsHOn8eonqxq+B:ukuAeQUvNSoS0C4X9Qf4qxqk

Entry address:
0x22565

Entry point:
E8, A6, A5, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, D8, EC, 47, 00, E8, 65, 2C, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, E6, 9E, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 54, 7F, 48, 00, BA, 50, 7F, 48, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, AD, B4, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, A4, B4, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 54, 2C, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, B2, 9D, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 04, 8B...
 
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Code size:
398.5 KB (408,064 bytes)

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