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:
601320624503c00d5071777480145378

SHA-1:
c8ea1574009122cc40466094fe9d707ec9185389

SHA-256:
52b1924fbdf61e1e924cb8c4b98e489c4a63fe31d381cb149b364179158dfd13

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 12:47:46 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope.Blueis.Bundler (M)
15.11.23.13

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}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\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:UpXz6VLgBcfWleBtlQmGRWh0bhyFQ6eJoNG:MEgBcfWle77GRc0lyF

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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