setup.exe

SAFE INSTALL SOFTWARE

The application setup.exe by SAFE INSTALL SOFTWARE 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder. The file has been seen being downloaded from files4.downloadtrunk118.com.
Publisher:
SAFE INSTALL SOFTWARE  (signed and verified)

MD5:
19a5aba7cf7b86ca78317efbb875d8bc

SHA-1:
60b7d2b418f43394436b8a338a82bbb1b36f3bf3

SHA-256:
cfe6ea1cfe6e10f21fc3cd4e5dbebdf4516df001d2b2cf509150e510ade096ce

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.

Analysis date:
8/4/2020 11:08:31 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.DownloadAdmin (M)
17.3.16.6

File size:
655 KB (670,672 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/19/2015 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/19/2016 2:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=SAFE INSTALL SOFTWARE, O=SAFE INSTALL SOFTWARE, 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:
5591FE91109E0E8E18F34E77C30B1AB9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/20/2015 8:10:03 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x1B2A

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, E0, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, E8, 8C, 52, 00, 00, 53, E8, 2A, FD, FF, FF, 59, FF, 15, 50, 77, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 04, 71, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 4C, 77, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 34, 42, 00, E8, 8C, 40, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 20, 3D, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 73, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 94, 71, 40, 00, 68, 68, 74, 40, 00, 68, 20, 35, 42, 00, E8, 7E, 3F, 00, 00, FF, 15, 00, 71, 40, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9742

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
24 KB (24,576 bytes)

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

http://files4.downloadtrunk118.com/download/.../dl?bc=1183685&pid=adknowledge&brand=adknowledge.com&aid=adk&s=Fwint_Informer_Informer_adsrep300X250usdisplay&c=informer_fwint&country=KW&variation=chwebsite&cb=1701690934&filename=Setup.exe&productKey=twzgmklpwt5mawxp6dvuw4awtiwklg4v&osName=Windows&osVersion=7&browserName=IE&browserVersion=11&zTmp=1

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