minecraft_1254.exe

Dingo Baby Co

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_1254.exe by Dingo Baby Co 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:
Dingo Baby Co  (signed and verified)

MD5:
d23e63323b13c68b72ede66ec11a2c94

SHA-1:
5afe1ddab41270bd39d4b94563d030d66f75f880

SHA-256:
6db85b848d8fac05061ecc164c348b50d45c92567075fe9d0ac1116893f93eff

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 10:41:46 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope (M)
16.11.25.17

File size:
655.7 KB (671,440 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall (using Nullsoft Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\minecraft_1254.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/5/2015 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/6/2016 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Dingo Baby Co, O=Dingo Baby Co, L=SAN FRANCISCO, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
0574370FDC12D28644102E303A82971E

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/29/2015 7:35:11 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:r4BS2ly9NKPRdegPsgQr/745jezvROTVo80d1WU1ntTxJ10gJ1TvzWY:rhhKeiHQr/s1uRCBQWMxDpF

Entry address:
0x234A

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 78, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, E8, F8, FD, FF, FF, FF, 15, 30, 77, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, C0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 2C, 77, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, 3D, 42, 00, E8, DD, F9, FF, FF, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, A0, 3C, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 0B, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 50, 71, 40, 00, 68, 00, 74, 40, 00, 68, A0, 34, 42, 00, E8, 5A, F3, FF, FF, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 57...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

The file minecraft_1254.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://files4.fastdownload5.com/download/.../dl?bc=1182011&pid=mcdl&brand=mcdl.com&aid=TEST&c=organic&country=HU&variation=chwebsite&cb=-924246639&filename=minecraft_1254.exe&productKey=5dmj2oxfz6bltfc6sttqp3hkiz5rfok6&osName=Windows&osVersion=7&browserName=IE&browserVersion=11&zTmp=1

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