setup.exe

Software Updater

Air Software

This is part of the Air Installer, a download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application setup.exe, “Software Updater ” by Air Software has been detected as adware by 20 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the AirInstaller Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from watchnow.deliciousgoldfish.com.
Publisher:
AirInstaller   (signed by Air Software)

Product:
Software Updater

Description:
Software Updater

Version:
2.0.5.9

MD5:
9743b838789970cbb71fe8d38a1cc542

SHA-1:
1686f127b1e80a636610efa266ea360504f5c15a

SHA-256:
20339ce7a9c47d43247cec5c900bb07eae45abb0930e1ec11dc9ccfb716700f2

Scanner detections:
20 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
10/20/2018 3:41:43 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.AirAd
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.AirAdInstaller
16.01.24

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen
7.11.137.70

avast!
Win32:Installer-L [PUP]
2014.9-160124

AVG
Generic_r
2017.0.2855

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.AirAdInstaller.A
17934

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2035
9.0.1.024

ESET NOD32
Win32/AirAdInstaller (variant)
10.9547

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.Malware
t3scan.2.2.29

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11663

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AirAdInstaller
14.0.0.769

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.AirAdInstaller
v2016.01.24.07

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.AirAdInstaller.cwbkcs
0.28.0.58873

Qihoo 360 Security
HEUR/Malware.QVM01.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Air Software.AirSoftware.Bundler (M)
16.1.24.7

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.Airinstall!1.9C4C
23.00.65.16122

Sophos
AirInstaller
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.AirInstaller/Variant
9366

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.AirAdInstaller.ajov
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Iminent
27420

File size:
851.9 KB (872,360 bytes)

Product version:
2.0.5.9

Copyright:
(c) AirInstaller

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
AirInstaller Download Manager

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/24/2013 10:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/26/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Air Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Air Software, L=Victoria, S=British Columbia, C=CA

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:
3AC786E09219DF82DA830E461D4FC39F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/8/2014 2:15:13 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:DOBRonnhECLMOEnVCsworGW+jkd5V/jFQR1dy:aBRohEzVCsweGWZdD/j+A

Entry address:
0x26CD50

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 90, 5A, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 80, E5, FF, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 10, 90, 90, 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, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89...
 
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Packer / compiler:
UPX 2.90LZMA

Code size:
784 KB (802,816 bytes)

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

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