setup_2.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_2.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.
Publisher:
Skilled Tomorrow Install System  (signed by Blueis)

Product:
Skilled Tomorrow Install System

Version:
60.0.7.6414

MD5:
5e70b8b7df1b39740b10751254f8396f

SHA-1:
40e6e31a7d56ff036892ad84be04d669db05b460

SHA-256:
9078d58689ede5e3afc57b3014ae5ca152d476c3c00d1e614849fc82df886ede

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:
6/2/2020 12:42:12 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope (M)
17.1.20.19

File size:
869 KB (889,808 bytes)

Product version:
60.0.7.6414

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}\downloads\setup_2.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
9/16/2015 7:46:38 AM

Valid to:
9/16/2016 7:46:38 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:
11/14/2014 6:05:46 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x4B88

Entry point:
E8, 83, 8D, 00, 00, E9, 87, 86, 00, 00, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 08, B8, 4C, 36, 41, 00, E8, 71, 59, 00, 00, A1, 44, 36, 41, 00, 50, 57, E8, C5, 27, 00, 00, B8, 7C, 36, 41, 00, E8, 5B, 59, 00, 00, 8B, 0D, FC, 35, 41, 00, 51, 6A, FE, 57, E8, DC, 29, 00, 00, 8B, 15, F4, 35, 41, 00, 52, 57, E8, 9F, 27, 00, 00, B8, 8C, 36, 41, 00, E8, 35, 59, 00, 00, A1, FC, 35, 41, 00, 50, 6A, FE, 57, E8, B7, 29, 00, 00, 6A, FD, 57, E8, 1F, 26, 00, 00, 83, C4, 30, B8, 01, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9692  (probably packed)

Code size:
52.5 KB (53,760 bytes)

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