photoscape-32-bits.exe

Application

Prompt Install (Fried Cookie Ltd)

The Fried Cookie installer utilizes the InstallCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application photoscape-32-bits.exe, “Application Setup ” by Prompt Install (Fried Cookie) 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 installCore installer. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions.
Publisher:
Application web   (signed by Prompt Install (Fried Cookie Ltd))

Product:
Application

Description:
Application Setup

MD5:
c1634c43ce74eac45cb7038318cc79c7

SHA-1:
b143eeca67bb8ba189e124e09c9e187347776a7c

SHA-256:
cc5af99a1b786f88e7d8f056ccd8c8252936b63d63231f8bdb978c7f2fe5d6b6

Scanner detections:
1 / 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:
12/6/2019 7:44:17 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallCore.FC (M)
16.8.11.5

File size:
678.5 KB (694,744 bytes)

Product version:
4.4

Copyright:
Soft

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\photoscape-32-bits.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
5/4/2015 9:11:31 AM

Valid to:
5/4/2016 9:11:31 AM

Subject:
CN=Prompt Install (Fried Cookie Ltd), O=Prompt Install (Fried Cookie Ltd), L=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
1121733F72770ABB9FCC08E536E18FC95117

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 7:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:RDzpcsnExojrvWO9HOX3n4e/iQ7Q4lJzQ4KiTEBWJgez0Sc7lwSUaV962E:RDzZntvx9HOXIe/ig57K4EBWpQSc+MVy

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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