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. The file has been seen being downloaded from direct7zip.com.
Publisher:
Blueis  (signed and verified)

MD5:
17959d4621f98265b1c5f55136c27e78

SHA-1:
68cdb844a831d1611b981647f8a2f4beed3e8e1e

SHA-256:
0f606d499f4d60d9b4d0b7c510858b6acdb97e17227a14741aebce6dc57690d1

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 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
4/6/2020 11:25:10 PM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope (M)
17.3.10.9

File size:
651.5 KB (667,120 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
11/6/2014 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/7/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Blueis, O=Blueis, 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:
58AC2B1B2E1E80F003ECEE0F41F4124A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/29/2015 12:35:11 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x234A

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 78, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, E8, F8, FD, FF, FF, FF, 15, 30, 77, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, C0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 2C, 77, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, 3D, 42, 00, E8, DD, F9, FF, FF, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, A0, 3C, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 0B, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 50, 71, 40, 00, 68, 00, 74, 40, 00, 68, A0, 34, 42, 00, E8, 5A, F3, FF, FF, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 57...
 
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Entropy:
7.9729

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

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

http://direct7zip.com/download.php?fileName=Setup.exe&softwareName=Facade&softwareUrl=http://adkdownloads.s3.amazonaws.com/7zip.exe&campaign=dsp5-chrome&privacyUrl=http://direct7zip.com/legal/privacy&termsUrl=http://direct7zip.com/legal/terms&thankYouUrl=http://downloadactivation.com/thanks?source=softonic_display_fileopenerpro-blue-US-728x90-isrc&offer=fileopenerpro&userid=0e3001b9-04f8-4b7b-8a7d-f9fefb8e4348&adprovider=softonic&reason=complete&earlypop=true&partnerTrackingUrl=http://driverupdaterdownload.com/s2s/conversion?data=QJzqibuZvEV9rEvGP7PZoDKZMQPB%2b3CLhORw6d76n7AJBQ%2f2Qua%2fXNWZ%2bXojTVpc%2bZQ57fFjA53Kq6uQQjUucy6g2fTUp0T50hrnVMIWLYfRQKQQKmzpf6IP%2fdGeLZa2K5ZxSHavPbMpIGFXLm91WdH5kLBvEOkApHphuT47E4ORC8uekj0bwFYlM4sz8F9aCdaG%2fPpQrEfEkIhrMyyCydkjkwwDVBj28COda0Ss9x6yBr6grjpyO7GHABzAr4lkf%2bgWYDBX0EX8UE8S%2fVDXu6dpRgSF9bsgP6eT1TKQhZo6AQE5WW3SuTjqQFHa3RYdUDfbaq0lPBL13PRA4GxVi2W70FFPd8y2F8

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