setup.exe

SOFTWARE INSTALLER

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application setup.exe, “Fusion Install ” by SOFTWARE INSTALLER 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 Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from secure.oinstaller6.com.
Publisher:
Fusion Install   (signed by SOFTWARE INSTALLER)

Product:
Fusion Install

Description:
Fusion Install

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
d0cd9fb37a6950850b4a27858803cef2

SHA-1:
3bca378f53b056d1845818231892eeb96ad3b21c

SHA-256:
1e3be3819a0e75de397e730fe24c5b12de53f7b9c137db8e8fa8453404997616

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
8/18/2018 4:46:36 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge (M)
17.3.10.14

File size:
224.3 KB (229,680 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 Fusion Install

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/4/2013 9:00:00 AM

Valid to:
9/21/2014 8:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=SOFTWARE INSTALLER, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SOFTWARE INSTALLER, 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:
652F70E683E058123B6C29E79760D2E0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/13/2014 12:19:43 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x11427

Entry point:
E8, 20, 9D, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 74, 93, 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, 40, 90, 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:
6.3665

Code size:
157.5 KB (161,280 bytes)

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

http://secure.oinstaller6.com/o/.../Setup.exe

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