setup.exe

Blueis

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 setup.exe by Blueis 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.
Publisher:
Secure Lightspeed System Installer  (signed by Blueis)

Product:
Secure Lightspeed System Installer

Version:
10.1.6.4902

MD5:
c3736755416ceb67ea59f87873a44a20

SHA-1:
28c09c5d8a469a08b39818f4819a51d5d4c9f319

SHA-256:
bad8ebef8dfb0a71e6d9ee84e72cdf9b3540c8a915e33330c15ea8ffb7cabb6e

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:
6/5/2020 1:40:41 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope (M)
17.3.14.17

File size:
866.9 KB (887,680 bytes)

Product version:
10.1.6.4902

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2015

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
9/15/2015 7:46:38 PM

Valid to:
9/15/2016 7:46:38 PM

Subject:
CN=Blueis, O=Blueis, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2, OU=http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
3F681AB952294DDC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/15/2014 8:48:59 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x4AD3

Entry point:
E8, 98, 8D, 00, 00, E9, A4, 86, 00, 00, CC, CC, CC, 55, 8B, 6C, 24, 0C, 57, 33, FF, 85, ED, 76, 69, 53, 8B, 5C, 24, 10, 56, 8B, 74, 24, 1C, EB, 08, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 90, 8A, 04, 1F, 0F, B6, C8, 80, B9, F8, 49, 41, 00, 00, 75, 1E, 8D, 96, 0C, 02, 00, 00, 39, 16, 72, 09, 56, E8, F1, 12, 00, 00, 83, C4, 04, 8B, 06, 8A, 0C, 1F, 88, 08, FF, 06, EB, 0A, 56, 50, E8, 3C, E4, FF, FF, 83, C4, 08, 47, 3B, FD, 72, C4, 85, ED, 76, 0E, 68, 9C, FF, 40, 00, 56, E8, B5, 11, 00, 00, 83, C4, 08, 5E, 5B, 5F, 33, C0...
 
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Entropy:
7.9691  (probably packed)

Code size:
52.5 KB (53,760 bytes)

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