setup.exe

Bright circle investments Ltd.

This adware utilizes the Crossrider extension platform and will inject advertisiments in the Internet browser and may modify core browser settings. Ads will be delivered as banners and contextual text-links and may promote other potentially unwanted software. The application setup.exe by Bright circle investments 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 part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
Bright circle investments Ltd.  (signed and verified)

Description:
Dronwvxdera

Version:
20.20.14.10

MD5:
138ad2c748e7633255c514aa0441074f

SHA-1:
b0cdb16a11ecd840baab900e62df7a75075d756a

SHA-256:
c97b4ff1fa746736e36a8f39ac5f9ec3c3c92793e914333648b3c783a1ea3242

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:
7/9/2020 7:38:05 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.BrightCircle.Installer (M)
16.4.9.10

File size:
7.9 MB (8,307,736 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\software\setup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
6/19/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/20/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Bright circle investments Ltd., O=Bright circle investments Ltd., STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

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

Serial number:
00EF90FEF9AC8E258E5D30D0E08C84D37E

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 2:55:02 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
196608:qsDO3FoTK0A/HWRbPOQa1nBLg14egh6tNjuzO:5DO1oTjAeRTpaNo9f

Entry address:
0x4323

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, C3, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, C4, 44, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, C4, 44, 00, 56, A3, 40, 3B, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 3B, 44, 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, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, C4, 44, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

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

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