setup.exe

App Name

Linkular LLC

The application setup.exe by Linkular has been detected as adware by 21 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.powerpackmm.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
Company  (signed by Linkular LLC)

Product:
App Name

Version:
2.2.2.1546.1546

MD5:
cfe0de8c3cddf7f15a77e88c81432619

SHA-1:
acf49d64bb826a31517dc671cb72baa880df5604

SHA-256:
e34bd4cbde128a6c3fe2536688ceeb7e029bbd37c806fa87617e39270732cdf1

Scanner detections:
21 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
8/19/2018 9:20:23 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
Win-PUP/Linkular
2015.01.14

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Linkular.AJ
7.11.200.132

avast!
Linkular-D [Adw]
150102-1

AVG
Adware Generic_c.UA
2014.0.4253

Bkav FE
W32.LinkularAgent.Adware
1.3.0.6267

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Linkular.A
20696

Dr.Web
Trojan.Click2.64259
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
multiple threats
7.0.302.0

G Data
NSIS.Application.Linkular
15.1.24

K7 AntiVirus
Adware
13.191.14628

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Adware
13.191.14627

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Linkun
15.0.0.543

Malwarebytes
Adware.Linkular
v2015.01.13.12

McAfee Web Gateway
BehavesLike.Win32.AdwareSweet.gc
7.6886

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Nsis.Adload.dcibcg
0.30.0.64448

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.Linkun.456240.B
15.01.13.01

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Linkular.F
15.1.13.12

Sophos
PUA 'Linkular'
5.09

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-DarkKomet
10118

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.Linkun
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
36468

File size:
445.5 KB (456,240 bytes)

Product version:
2.2.2.1546.1546

Copyright:
Linkular LLC, 2012

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
8/27/2012 10:42:21 PM

Valid to:
8/27/2013 10:42:21 PM

Subject:
CN=Linkular LLC, O=Linkular LLC, L=Redondo Beach, S=CA, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
2B9E504F75FA3A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 3:52:01 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:/oVF3cnvEy9uTk4FF1g38Hx1iCJXOyC1aNJjrlIpGPyO:/oz3c79uTk4rH1fiaNhRIpGPy

Entry address:
0x30CB

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 38, 6F, 44, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 84, 6E, 44, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 30, 9C, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 80, 2E, 44, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, F0, 46, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9096

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
22.5 KB (23,040 bytes)

The file setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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