setup.exe

Cos

Alpha Setup (New Media Holdings Ltd)

The application setup.exe, “Cos Setup ” by Alpha Setup (New Media Holdings) 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 installCore installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from ttb.lpcloudsvr302.com.
Publisher:
Tademobato   (signed by Alpha Setup (New Media Holdings Ltd))

Product:
Cos

Description:
Cos Setup

Version:
1.6.2.8

MD5:
72b127149dd65ac528b2f0fc2fce893a

SHA-1:
72e71718dca07d2adc32571c5f3fb7459adfca15

SHA-256:
5d821a392eb5d9ac93031aee6b17764e4b9e53cd7f573255f5cfb49ad41c65fa

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 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:
11/21/2017 3:42:17 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.NewMedia.NMH.Bundler (M)
16.6.25.0

File size:
936.2 KB (958,696 bytes)

Product version:
2.8.2

Copyright:
Stub Application Fast

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
3/14/2016 4:42:12 PM

Valid to:
6/20/2017 9:30:00 AM

Subject:
CN=Alpha Setup (New Media Holdings Ltd), O=Alpha Setup (New Media Holdings Ltd), L=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
1121CA3CC937380392A4260C535FA2D1F15E

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:WSSUllV7D3TURsjpjo5foOljWcTj4K3eQ5SuKRq7T2AW+YUUCN:WxAv4RYlo5XkCj4K3eQ5SuMq7E+3UCN

Entry address:
0xAA98

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 2E, 86, FF, FF, E8, 35, 98, FF, FF, E8, 9C, 9B, FF, FF, E8, B7, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 56, BF, FF, FF, E8, ED, E8, FF, FF, E8, 54, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 69, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 32, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, D0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, 11, F1, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, C2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, 24, 93, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 66, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
40.5 KB (41,472 bytes)

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

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