setup.exe

Software Updater

Air Software

This is part of the Air Installer, a download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application setup.exe, “Software Updater ” by Air Software 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 AirInstaller Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from watchnow.deliciousgoldfish.com.
Publisher:
AirInstaller   (signed by Air Software)

Product:
Software Updater

Description:
Software Updater

Version:
2.0.6.7

MD5:
190df05570e03c0df96e89260f6fe1bf

SHA-1:
cfda456123cc594abbd3d75f2ce1bb1e5577decc

SHA-256:
090299d2edbb477ec916a41a3ab2502d9a0ae09bab816bfe4bd203efacf6764a

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 also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
5/21/2018 3:02:24 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Air Software (M)
16.8.10.19

File size:
752.4 KB (770,472 bytes)

Product version:
2.0.6.7

Copyright:
(c) AirInstaller

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
AirInstaller Download Manager

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/24/2013 10:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/26/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Air Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Air Software, L=Victoria, S=British Columbia, C=CA

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:
3AC786E09219DF82DA830E461D4FC39F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/23/2014 1:48:20 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:Px5Eg69iaJKNVocBGw0+ANoq4ed3k05tFDkl/mUdqrAOt/704RVhlFgeCKsxMDD:nEFiaJciRwRAx3Zk5KrAOt/FXDFANMDD

Entry address:
0x25A418

Entry point:
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Packer / compiler:
ASPack v1.08.04

Code size:
1.6 MB (1,721,856 bytes)

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

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