setup.exe

Boot Compute

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application setup.exe, “Software Installer ” by Boot Compute has been detected as adware by 41 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer.
Publisher:
Software Installer   (signed by Boot Compute)

Product:
Software Installer

Description:
Software Installer

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
2991a9e6ca4245023cd7119ac2e44fa9

SHA-1:
de0460adf079054f94b0215f53fcda3e471ef05c

SHA-256:
7f075852c9631070d1d285ff0618aa4b5a368abd8e7bed8f66e0d03cb9d88a01

Scanner detections:
41 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Injects advertisements in the web browser in the form or banner ads and popups.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
11/16/2018 4:59:31 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.466534
5768731

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.Agent
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
2014.08.14

Avira AntiVirus
TR/Kazy.439479.2
7.11.169.156

Arcabit
Trojan.Adware.Kazy.D71E66
1.0.0.425

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
150602-1

AVG
Adware AdPlugin.AFO
2015.0.4355

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Clikug
4.0.3.15615

Bitdefender
Gen:Variant.Kazy.439479
1.0.20.830

Bkav FE
W32.HfsAdware
1.3.0.6379

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Ibryte-592
0.98/19086

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.AgentCV.HWYE
19325

Dr.Web
Trojan.iBryte.499
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.466534
10.0.0.5366

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdWare.iBryte.BL application
7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Malware_fam.NB
6/15/2015

F-Prot
W32/A-c255719d
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy
5.14.151

G Data
Gen:Variant.Kazy.439479
15.6.24

IKARUS anti.virus
Trojan-Clicker.BFNI
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Riskware
13.176.11711

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
15.0.0.543

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.GigaClicks.A
v2015.06.15.06

McAfee
Artemis!0FF2B0F7AD04
5600.6733

Microsoft Security Essentials
TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.A
1.10401

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Kazy.439479
16.0.0.498

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Adpeak.cumkpw
0.28.0.59826

Norman
Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.466534
02.06.2015 14:23:46

nProtect
Trojan.GenericKD.1618449
14.04.10.01

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
15.06.15.06

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Trojan.Dropper.c9f
1.0.0.1015

Quick Heal
TrojanDownloader.Badur.A5
6.15.14.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.Bundler
15.6.15.18

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.iBryte!6.192B
23.00.65.15613

Sophos
Virus 'Mal/Inject-CEE'
5.15

SUPERAntiSpyware
PUP.OptimumInstaller/Variant
9811

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_CLIKUG.A
7.2.166

Trend Micro
TROJ_CLIKUG.A
10.465.15

Vba32 AntiVirus
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4778314
32210

Zillya! Antivirus
Adware.iBryte.Win32.854
2.0.0.1790

File size:
261.4 KB (267,640 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 Software Installer

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/24/2015 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Boot Compute, O=Boot Compute, STREET="4600 Madison Ave, 10th FL", L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, PostalCode=64112, C=US

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

Serial number:
059AEF62ABD7F83178378663E98BDE5C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/7/2014 10:00:24 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:+uMSi/X+2EffuOMvmEDke4HJViL/z37Fj7N1B39wGsl8J:+uX2DEfYTDkbJqL3J7HgGseJ

Entry address:
0x14EFF

Entry point:
E8, BE, 05, 00, 00, E9, D7, FC, FF, FF, CC, FF, 25, 54, 71, 41, 00, 68, 69, 4F, 41, 00, 64, FF, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 89, 6C, 24, 10, 8D, 6C, 24, 10, 2B, E0, 53, 56, 57, A1, 1C, C0, 41, 00, 31, 45, FC, 33, C5, 50, 89, 65, E8, FF, 75, F8, 8B, 45, FC, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, 89, 45, F8, 8D, 45, F0, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, C3, 8B, 4D, F0, 64, 89, 0D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 59, 5F, 5F, 5E, 5B, 8B, E5, 5D, 51, C3, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, FF, 75, 14, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, 08, 68, AA, 4A, 41, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.1562

Code size:
86.5 KB (88,576 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-243-186-169.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.243.186.169:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-23-207-94.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.23.207.94:80)

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