setup.exe

Berserk Group

Part of the Crossrider framework, a web browser extension that will deliver advertisements such as coupons, price-comparisons, display media, affiliate links, banners, popups/popunders and other links. The application setup.exe by Berserk Group 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 built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension platform. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider.
Publisher:
Berserk Group  (signed and verified)

Description:
Gxfhwr

Version:
18.6.12.17

MD5:
1110a8aa6d259d0f190f09fb1d7dc4d5

SHA-1:
e42323f02855432eb5b9c19b1c5a62de69eabffe

SHA-256:
be2def1908889dd0e5960d2d9d5c73b164ee4615f3b4ef1757aa15e13436e48b

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
The software may change the browser's home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements.

Analysis date:
5/25/2020 8:26:08 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider (M)
17.3.11.20

File size:
11.8 MB (12,322,592 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/14/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/15/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Berserk Group, O=Berserk Group, 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:
58761EBCDB730A1C637A95BCB768285A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 3:54:38 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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Entropy:
7.9992  (probably packed)

Code size:
32.5 KB (33,280 bytes)

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