setup.exe

Blueis

This is the Tightrope WebInstall which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application setup.exe by Blueis 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 Tightrope WebInstall installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from files4.downloadmanager106.com.
Publisher:
Secure Lightspeed System Installer  (signed by Blueis)

Product:
Secure Lightspeed System Installer

Version:
10.1.6.4902

MD5:
4897943c088293f9b04b951829123882

SHA-1:
fd3b7b4c461036e9ca1328afce1e75301fea6ba7

SHA-256:
4cd8390b53364fe07d83866cde7cc99a96b761f5ac7fdb071a9f4d80a06cc2c3

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:
6/1/2020 11:41:47 PM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope (M)
17.3.6.10

File size:
866.9 KB (887,680 bytes)

Product version:
10.1.6.4902

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2015

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\inetcache\ie\{random}\setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
9/16/2015 3:46:38 AM

Valid to:
9/16/2016 3:46:38 AM

Subject:
CN=Blueis, O=Blueis, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2, OU=http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
3F681AB952294DDC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/16/2014 4:48:59 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x4AD3

Entry point:
E8, 98, 8D, 00, 00, E9, A4, 86, 00, 00, CC, CC, CC, 55, 8B, 6C, 24, 0C, 57, 33, FF, 85, ED, 76, 69, 53, 8B, 5C, 24, 10, 56, 8B, 74, 24, 1C, EB, 08, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 90, 8A, 04, 1F, 0F, B6, C8, 80, B9, F8, 49, 41, 00, 00, 75, 1E, 8D, 96, 0C, 02, 00, 00, 39, 16, 72, 09, 56, E8, F1, 12, 00, 00, 83, C4, 04, 8B, 06, 8A, 0C, 1F, 88, 08, FF, 06, EB, 0A, 56, 50, E8, 3C, E4, FF, FF, 83, C4, 08, 47, 3B, FD, 72, C4, 85, ED, 76, 0E, 68, 9C, FF, 40, 00, 56, E8, B5, 11, 00, 00, 83, C4, 08, 5E, 5B, 5F, 33, C0...
 
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Entropy:
7.9692  (probably packed)

Code size:
52.5 KB (53,760 bytes)

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

http://files4.downloadmanager106.com/download/.../dl?bc=1194693&pid=adknowledge&brand=adknowledge.com&aid=adk&s=informer_fwint_dnld300x250usdisplay&c=informer_fwint&country=SA&osName=Windows&osVersion=8.1&browserName=IE&browserVersion=11&cb=788244129&filename=Setup.exe&productKey=fwmkxoyymiq3lsjcnu6pvivmizdensb7&zTmp=1&executable=1195487

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