skypesetup.exe

Quick Downloader

The Adlogica setup manager, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The application skypesetup.exe by Quick Downloader has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adlogica Quick Downloader installer. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions.
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Publisher:
Quick Downloader  (signed and verified)

MD5:
4b2ba571b7e4395feb46201676579467

SHA-1:
a4e94ab093c810a583c39916269f3697c864f733

SHA-256:
2722288d3e0fd031e4496dd8fb59efcef2fa5545da48c77475825c580f58f114

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstallCore download manager to install additional potentially unwanted software which may include extensions such as DealPly and various toolbars.

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:
12/4/2016 7:23:56 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
7.11.154.60

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
1.0.0.1

AVG
Adware InstallCore
2015.0.3389

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallCore.KAU
18503

Dr.Web
Adware.InstallCore.133
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.BY potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712358

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712358

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM20.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.QuickDownloader.K
14.8.7.17

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.XPACK-LNR/Heur!1.5594
23.00.65.14608

Sophos
Install Core
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4786018
30086

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File size:
639.6 KB (654,960 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adlogica Quick Downloader (using Inno Setup)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/8/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/9/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Quick Downloader, O=Quick Downloader, STREET=96 Jessie st, STREET=4th floor, L=San Francisco, S=CA, PostalCode=94105, C=US

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

Serial number:
00886E74060345A7D9DD833C2ADF305E49

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:QyMJfsG0f8Qe7AHvVhDiA1/NG4mYegrgqBjszwIAkr6s7N4l4r6ds:QyMJfsbTe7crf1oLhghBjsznAkrZ7xss

Entry address:
0x98CC

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, CC, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, FA, 97, FF, FF, E8, 01, AA, FF, FF, E8, 2C, CC, FF, FF, E8, 73, CC, FF, FF, E8, 0A, F3, FF, FF, E8, 71, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 76, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 2C, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, B0, 40, 00, E8, 9B, FE, FF, FF, E8, 26, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, E0, D0, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, D8, BD, 40, 00, E8, AB, 98, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, D8, BD, 40, 00, B2, 01, B8...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
36 KB (36,864 bytes)

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