mortimerbeckettandthetimeparadoxexentpowered-setup.exe

Download Admin

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 mortimerbeckettandthetimeparadoxexentpowered-setup.exe by Download Admin 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 file has been seen being downloaded from files4.playfin.com.
Publisher:
Download Admin  (signed and verified)

MD5:
0fb633467f1356f0f6d65b61479ca859

SHA-1:
6a3823117812a203fd3aab15322e59bcfae514d1

SHA-256:
9cf2f375415a7ebb5e23300b9745e7cba106ebaf56043bfe2430070878b741e7

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 an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
10/23/2018 12:22:17 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope.Download.Bundler (M)
16.6.12.18

File size:
32.7 MB (34,287,864 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

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

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/3/2010 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/30/2013 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Download Admin, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Download Admin, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)09, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
29529B0D185F8525A92A866D4A38DA3A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/22/2012 7:07:51 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:fxpJkhs2pgWjJOnTyQeZlD9FXJIGlcjIBCbc40QwzpDNG1CekI7E:JpShs0rJoeXXDcsAbc4WRNGIw7E

Entry address:
0x333B

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, B0, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, C0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 88, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 3C, 42, 00, E8, 2C, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, C0, 3B, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 43, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 64, 71, 40, 00, 68, 38, 74, 40, 00, 68, C0, 33, 42, 00, E8, 1D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 57, E8, 0B, 24, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
0.2775

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

The file mortimerbeckettandthetimeparadoxexentpowered-setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.