minecraft-setup.exe

Blueis

This is the Tightrope WebInstall which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application minecraft-setup.exe by Blueis 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 Tightrope WebInstall installer. With this installer, users are expecting to download Minecraft but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
Blueis  (signed and verified)

Product:
Blueis

Version:
52.0.1.7659

MD5:
3f7ada5bf5e2d0c182f5459c2ff938b1

SHA-1:
0312210231bff4276ef035c056783fef06dda57a

SHA-256:
78a5d86014c94450b731ac24e46bca5dc4c8b61c3b1922ab4c8a4d416014fc96

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

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:
6/2/2020 12:53:57 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope.Blueis.Bundler (M)
15.11.22.1

File size:
870.6 KB (891,480 bytes)

Product version:
52.0.1.7659

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2015

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\minecraft-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
11/11/2015 11:23:38 AM

Valid to:
9/15/2016 5:46:38 PM

Subject:
CN=Blueis, O=Blueis, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2, OU=http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
05824772F61FAE32

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/28/2014 4:58:01 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:CpXz6VLgBcfWleBtlQmGRWh0bhyFQ6eJoNG:aEgBcfWle77GRc0lyF

Entry address:
0x209A

Entry point:
E8, 71, B8, 00, 00, E9, 73, B1, 00, 00, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 8B, 45, 08, 53, 8B, 5D, 14, 56, 8B, 73, 08, 33, 30, 57, 8B, 06, C6, 45, FF, 00, C7, 45, F4, 01, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 7B, 10, 83, F8, FE, 74, 0B, 8B, 4E, 04, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 38, FF, 55, 0C, 8B, 4E, 0C, 8B, 56, 08, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 3A, FF, 55, 0C, 8B, 45, 10, F6, 40, 04, 66, 0F, 85, 12, 01, 00, 00, 8D, 4D, E8, 89, 4B, FC, 8B, 5B, 0C, 89, 45, E8, 8B, 45, 18, 89, 45, EC, 83, FB, FE, 74, 60, EB, 06...
 
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Entropy:
7.9689  (probably packed)

Code size:
52.5 KB (53,760 bytes)

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