pdf-to-word-converter-free-download_setup.exe

ISfreemium

The file is a bundle distribution and utilizes the installCore download manager to distribute this potentially unwanted software. The application pdf-to-word-converter-free-download_setup.exe by ISfreemium has been detected as adware by 5 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the installCore installer. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.windows8downloads.com.
Publisher:
ISfreemium  (signed and verified)

MD5:
68e2fa3c0fbfcf45d281f6bf4b77d7c5

SHA-1:
43c8806a6bf2609839b94d81336330b5baef8bf7

SHA-256:
cf38478555d8ad895f428291d9658ff1da2e28b3dbd483a58b24671c1bfe6516

Scanner detections:
5 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstallCore download manager to install additional potentially unwanted software which may include extensions such as DealPly and various toolbars.

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:
11/23/2017 4:08:16 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.InstallCore.124
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.CF potentially unwanted application
8.0.319.0

F-Prot
W32/InstallCore.R.gen
4.6.5.141

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore.ISfreemi.Installer (M)
16.6.28.16

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4786018
50324

File size:
622.3 KB (637,280 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\pdf-to-word-converter-free-download_setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/3/2013 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/3/2014 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=ISfreemium, O=ISfreemium, STREET=63 Rothschild 63 BV, L=Tel-Aviv, S=N/A, PostalCode=65785, C=IL

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

Serial number:
009B517CAF08AA1A85822DB0CE5E9169FE

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 3:52:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ZtyMJfsGBEufoXEYnF7IsB14duJJMd0oGrImizKTUO1rZodq7w:ZtyMJfscEJVydwSd9AKK1ZkWw

Entry address:
0x98CC

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, CC, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, FA, 97, FF, FF, E8, 01, AA, FF, FF, E8, 2C, CC, FF, FF, E8, 73, CC, FF, FF, E8, 0A, F3, FF, FF, E8, 71, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 76, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 2C, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, B0, 40, 00, E8, 9B, FE, FF, FF, E8, 26, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, E0, D0, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, D8, BD, 40, 00, E8, AB, 98, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, D8, BD, 40, 00, B2, 01, B8...
 
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Entropy:
7.7540

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
36 KB (36,864 bytes)

The file pdf-to-word-converter-free-download_setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.