pdfconvertersetup.exe

The application pdfconvertersetup.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 40 anti-malware scanners. This is a setup and installation application, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. According to Microsoft Security Essentials, the software includes a bundle of the DealPly adware which is installed on a user's PC during setup using the InstallCore platform. The file has been seen being downloaded from aff.foxtab.com.
MD5:
ab5ac331c242f1bc465a7c1ab452f3b6

SHA-1:
874647039037712ba2a49b9613001067f8038209

SHA-256:
b0c8b0bad9a3726a969f13f3559ea262a3bd84c23ab8b7135a23599d93b65cf3

Scanner detections:
40 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
This software bundler installs other potentially unwanted software, including DealPly. Which includes offers in a user's web browser which state they are "Powered by DealPly".

Analysis date:
8/17/2018 6:55:32 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Strictor.18259
6349954

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.InstallCore
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
Win-Trojan/BundleInstaller.Gen
2014.08.22

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen
7.11.30.172

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.Tgenic
1.0.0.1

avast!
Win32:InstallCore-HF [PUP]
150101-1

AVG
Adware InstallCore.SW
2014.0.4253

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.InstallCore
4.0.3.15115

Bitdefender
Gen:Variant.Adware.Strictor.18259
1.0.20.75

Clam AntiVirus
Adware.Installcore-62
0.98/19928

CMC Antivirus
Packed.Win32.InstallCore.1!O
1.1.0.977

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.InstallCore.1
19269

Dr.Web
Adware.InstallCore.25
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Strictor.18259
9.0.0.4799

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.BH potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/InstallCore.AAAA
1/15/2015

F-Prot
W32/InstallCore.B.gen
4.6.5.141

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Adware.Strictor.18259
5.13.68

G Data
Gen:Variant.Adware.Strictor.18259
15.1.24

Jiangmin
KV150115

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.183.13490

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.183.13490

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.InstallCore.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
Adware.Agent
v2015.01.15.12

McAfee
RDN/Generic PUP.x!bch
5600.6885

McAfee Web Gateway
Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-PKR.G
7.6885

Microsoft Security Essentials
1.10502

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Adware.Strictor.18259
16.0.0.45

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.InstallCore.cytfpc
0.28.2.62286

Norman
Gen:Variant.Adware.Strictor.18259
03.12.2014 13:20:04

Panda Antivirus
PUP/MultiToolbar.A
15.01.15.12

Reason Heuristics
Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP
15.1.15.0

Rising Antivirus
PE:AdWare.Win32.InstallCore.i!1075350952
23.00.65.15113

Sophos
PUA 'Install Core Click run software'
5.09

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.InstallCore
10115

Total Defense
Win32/InstallCore!Adware
37.0.11300

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R002C0ECD14
7.2.15

Trend Micro
TROJ_GEN.R002C0ECD14
10.465.15

Vba32 AntiVirus
BScope.Malware-Cryptor.Sinba.B
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Adware.InstallCore
32430

File size:
577.9 KB (591,752 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

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

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 5:22:17 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:/PC8bb+Iq9jt6zdpiMGHQ3nf1L5WQrxFEnYpXeGfyAtI:/68bb+IYjUzKk3nt5kn3gy2I

Entry address:
0x119F20

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 50, 49, 00, 8D, BE, 00, C0, F6, FF, C7, 87, 10, E7, 0C, 00, 69, 88, E2, 2E, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 0E, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46...
 
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Entropy:
7.8468

Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.22 (Delphi) stub

Code size:
536 KB (548,864 bytes)

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

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