setup.exe

INSTALL THIS

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application setup.exe, “Premium Installer ” by INSTALL THIS 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 watchnow.deliciousgoldfish.com.
Publisher:
Premium Installer   (signed by INSTALL THIS)

Product:
Premium Installer

Description:
Premium Installer

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
d1bcae62a36c06e1e85b702e30dd4859

SHA-1:
60db38a3676328b4125ea559a61aae876350c78f

SHA-256:
c13195a9fbc1ca2676e37696e4cebbeb6655ef9661d168c8b981eb685cb4f820

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 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:
10/16/2018 5:12:28 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.INSTALLT.Installer (M)
16.4.22.2

File size:
228.8 KB (234,272 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 Premium Installer

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 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/20/2014 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=INSTALL THIS, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=INSTALL THIS, 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:
022C6886F5C72FEED25746F4AC3BA8CE

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/2/2014 2:00:22 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:4GScdBkBEi90Togh52T5Yk4IOOQRXvHK/frkyGX8Vsy1ziqVJiP/nPdX2ItMTj5R:lbhm5341y9jYvwjbpVd

Entry address:
0x112B7

Entry point:
E8, 40, 36, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 48, 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, 30, 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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Code size:
161.5 KB (165,376 bytes)

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