setup.exe

SETUP DOT EXE

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application setup.exe, “Fusion Install ” by SETUP DOT EXE has been detected as adware by 75 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from 735322.gosecureinstall.com.
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Publisher:
Fusion Install   (signed by SETUP DOT EXE)

Product:
Fusion Install

Description:
Fusion Install

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
ae5d371da6a0e1bd7e41882b2f493e87

SHA-1:
3a7d7983cbd66e7e90eb8863eb086199b61d6f84

SHA-256:
19615cf8dcf3ab97a7b0710af914a894e5401cce488845a5f7ed5540745d33aa

Scanner detections:
68 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/extensions.

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:
12/2/2016 9:24:20 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Agent
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
14.06.10

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/iBryte.qoemni
7.11.138.238

avast!
Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
2014.9-140610

AVG
Skodna.Generic
2015.0.3447

Comodo Security
TrojWare.Win32.IBryte.S
17995

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2249
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdWare.iBryte (variant)
8.9598

F-Prot
W32/DomaIQ.G.gen
v6.4.7.1.166

IKARUS anti.virus
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11684

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11567

Kaspersky
HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic
14.0.0.3731

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.DownAgent.bk.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
v2014.06.10.07

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent.cvofrk
0.28.0.58720

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.10.07

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM10.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.SETUPDOTEXE.F
14.6.10.18

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.iBryte!6.14B5
23.00.65.14608

SUPERAntiSpyware
10551

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
27758

Zillya! Antivirus
Adware.iBryte.Win32.834
2.0.0.1775

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File size:
227.8 KB (233,248 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 Fusion Install

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/3/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/20/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=SETUP DOT EXE, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SETUP DOT EXE, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, 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:
348784BF9B5AF7CB50276EA8463A9048

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/4/2014 1:00:15 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:9Y8/Sbjr5Eh+sJJiE1yhsBn7U0fNazFl/D8Xt4m+g//uru+y5HlpXJ:9Y++5EhVV1oS7R4zFdeD+rpslpXJ

Entry address:
0xFA1C

Entry point:
E8, 1B, 48, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, A8, A2, 42, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 60, A0, 42, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 51, 53, 8B, 45, 0C, 83, C0, 0C, 89, 45, FC, 64, 8B, 1D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 03, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 45, 08, 8B, 5D, 0C, 8B, 6D, FC, 8B, 63...
 
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Entropy:
6.4022

Code size:
162.5 KB (166,400 bytes)

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

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