notepad setup.exe

WeDownload, Ltd

The application notepad setup.exe by WeDownload 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 Midia Downloader installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from notepad.todownload.com.
Publisher:
WeDownload, Ltd  (signed and verified)

MD5:
1d0074f8374ddbbb1f1ed24e721336f9

SHA-1:
564978afabfcd06b4b7b6ec68e78f844d16eb16b

SHA-256:
7c5d38213c77ba0d33b06c50f173c4c78d24b17a39bf95280819e45d59579513

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:
11/14/2018 4:06:50 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.WeDownload.Bundler (M)
16.4.27.10

File size:
593 KB (607,192 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Midia Downloader (using Nullsoft Install System)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
2/5/2013 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/11/2016 5:00:00 AM

Subject:
CN="WeDownload, Ltd", O="WeDownload, Ltd", L=Nicosia, C=CY

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
0320C5B8F7CE6E92D3665598826A4480

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 3:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:rwMDD4yOtJVrfyDL3xcqXIHBC3OLQjPHyEOOym:rtgyOjVbyHJXkuOL2SEGm

Entry address:
0x30FA

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 18, EC, 42, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 64, EB, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 98, 8F, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 60, E3, 42, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 40, 43, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9164

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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

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