quiltingtime-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 quiltingtime-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. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder. The file has been seen being downloaded from files4.playfin.com.
Publisher:
Download Admin  (signed and verified)

MD5:
2b876f68747613bb24e5f8c9b431de0f

SHA-1:
95a95d9dbd58bdc62c4016e97486563cc72820ac

SHA-256:
f2a5a484ef9a79b419ed2655e0598fbddef6ab31fe122d59d771d761c2e39760

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 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:
8/19/2018 4:13:29 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope.Download.Bundler (M)
16.6.24.7

File size:
915.4 KB (937,360 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

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

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\quiltingtime-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/19/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/29/2016 6:59:59 PM

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 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
2EEB247A8F9D63D74CE7EF9551E3D401

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/17/2014 10:35:36 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:fxpJMyVWJ0q4kfS6wKhmcRf6vEh7+KAFgtp51idtDWEqOWtVr2/NoPH48m:JpanJ0ZkKIh7mFgfidtDWEn20/Now

Entry address:
0x3341

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, F8, 24, 7A, 00, E8, 2C, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 00, 24, 7A, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 43, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 64, 71, 40, 00, 68, 38, 74, 40, 00, 68, 00, 1C, 7A, 00, E8, 1D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 80, 7A, 00, 57, E8, 0B, 24, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.5071

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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

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