slingoquesthawaii-setup.exe

Download Admin

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 slingoquesthawaii-setup.exe by Download Admin 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. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder. The file has been seen being downloaded from files4.playfin.com.
Publisher:
Download Admin  (signed and verified)

MD5:
e82e0649d86a7dbc9aab9221dbdb7901

SHA-1:
718dbe9fb6601016d3641de874a24d57270f3f46

SHA-256:
5819ca72fbea73330755bad3de8ecd92e451d3fee5d7d77c9f29867f6acefac6

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 '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:
11/19/2018 7:19:57 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope (M)
16.7.26.19

File size:
739.8 KB (757,576 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\slingoquesthawaii-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/2/2010 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/29/2013 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Download Admin, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Download Admin, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)09, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
29529B0D185F8525A92A866D4A38DA3A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/22/2012 2:07:51 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ixpJTRe2ox2XK8arRJjOvsWRBsu1ZZKPrqLELFQvCU/DS9:OpNR9ox2NErSNCPrXQaUbS9

Entry address:
0x333B

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, B0, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, C0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 88, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 3C, 42, 00, E8, 2C, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, C0, 3B, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 43, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 64, 71, 40, 00, 68, 38, 74, 40, 00, 68, C0, 33, 42, 00, E8, 1D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 57, E8, 0B, 24, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.4079

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

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

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