more_barney_songs.exe

Cool Mirage ltd.

This is the setup program for CoolMirage, a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that display ads on the computer. The application more_barney_songs.exe by Cool Mirage ltd 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. The setup installer will bundle multiple adware offers during download and setup (based on the user's geographical location) including toolbars, extensions and coupon utilities.
Publisher:
Cool Mirage ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
5243f78466afbb03168c17cc19514ece

SHA-1:
6835776114df6260487edf7b29c71e44b63d7d41

SHA-256:
18e0c330df5d604b56a5c54b6e52aa3eef102173ab18c9edcb31d1a4ca420e58

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles a number of adware programs in the installer.

Analysis date:
9/26/2017 2:59:15 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.CoolMirage (M)
16.8.4.21

File size:
217 KB (222,248 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/14/2012 8:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/15/2014 7:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Cool Mirage ltd., O=Cool Mirage ltd., STREET=ogarit 39, L=tel aviv, S=tel aviv, PostalCode=69016, C=IL

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

Serial number:
00FC28659CC8073606EF4D09A1994B1AD0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/6/2009 6:50:46 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:dQIURTXJbadlU8Hd07hng8HhSLFtQujBm7ncl25XyM+4YlngBCzIZ8PydwLYPb6O:dsA7FHd07pn4/LjBonwV44MZwCb6Yr

Entry address:
0x323C

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 30, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 3F, 42, 00, E8, 09, 2C, 00, 00, A3, A4, 3E, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 58, F4, 41, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, B8, 91, 40, 00, 68, A0, 36, 42, 00, E8, BC, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 50, 57, E8, AA, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.7393

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

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