setup.exe

Laroste Apps

This adware is a web browser extension that will inject advertising in the browser in the form of unwanted banners and text-links which may link to malware sites and install unwanted software. The application setup.exe by Laroste Apps 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 Nullsoft Install System installer. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
Laroste Apps  (signed and verified)

Description:
Popnv

Version:
3.7.2.3

MD5:
dd75169da12e0480a1006135d3933066

SHA-1:
b017bb30e0a10a08fbae08850986b0d81307f215

SHA-256:
232a964082bd38b5fb9f1d67c6fa40373be2e84c328d558975e673028c95e90d

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:
2/23/2020 4:05:13 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.3.16.4

File size:
11.5 MB (12,077,304 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/28/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/29/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Laroste Apps, O=Laroste Apps, STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Cyprus, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
009EFC01D81F792E8B74E2AA245D97A66B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 2:54:38 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

Entry address:
0x4101

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, B3, 7C, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, B4, 7C, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, B4, 7C, 00, 56, A3, 6C, 23, 7C, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8B, 3B, 00, 00, A3, C8, 23, 7C, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, A9, B2, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, B4, 7C, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, AA, B2, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Code size:
32.5 KB (33,280 bytes)

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