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. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as Minecraft but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Blueis  (signed and verified)

Product:
Blueis

Version:
52.0.1.7659

MD5:
aa542b22ccf953527ba5e81c9fc89adf

SHA-1:
c3e7a938c0ee127b0b3602161bd2ffd39cb54b13

SHA-256:
acefcaef6c07df5cd63d93a6d03c256faefc51d113f880b56d7229145bfcb29a

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 '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:
6/2/2020 12:58:28 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope (M)
16.12.26.20

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 8:23:38 PM

Valid to:
9/16/2016 2:46:38 AM

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:
10/29/2014 12:58:01 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

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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