startdownload.exe

System Applet

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application startdownload.exe, “Fusion Install ” by System Applet has been detected as adware by 118 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. This program installs potentially unwanted software on your PC at the same time as the software you are trying to install, without adequate consent.
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Publisher:
Fusion Install   (signed by System Applet)

Product:
Fusion Install

Description:
Fusion Install

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
fec8df503a97e56cbf7d377e34a455b9

SHA-1:
cb70f251f9d918b772a3597d34942cf105f35c3c

SHA-256:
23c78244e7caf3d0c35e85b58f1b89d667a562551901ef58601a36c5d9eb15e9

Scanner detections:
68 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/extensions.

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:
12/7/2016 7:43:05 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.Agent.B
969

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Agent
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
14.06.10

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen7
7.11.147.26

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan[:HEUR]/Win32.AGeneric
0.1.0.1

avast!
Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
140611-0

AVG
AdPlugin
2015.0.3447

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.Agent.B
1.0.20.805

CMC Antivirus
Packed.Win32.TDSS.2!O
1.1.0.977

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.iBryte.WRP
18251

Dr.Web
Trojan.Packed.26508
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdWare.iBryte.AE application
7.0.302.0

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.Agent
11.2014-10-06_3

G Data
Win32.Adware.Ibryte
14.6.24

IKARUS anti.virus
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.177.12013

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.177.12013

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.iBryte
15.0.0.463

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Badur.hr.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
v2014.06.10.05

McAfee
GenericATG-FGI!02EC0BDF7C3C
5600.7103

McAfee Web Gateway
GenericATG-FGI!746F50AE6DB0
7.7103

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.Agent.B
15.0.0.483

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent.cxjjsz
0.28.0.59608

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.10.05

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM10.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.SystemApplet.N
14.6.10.17

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.iBryte!6.192B
23.00.65.14608

Vba32 AntiVirus
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4778314
29418

Zillya! Antivirus
Adware.iBryte.Win32.854
2.0.0.1790

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File size:
223.9 KB (229,240 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 Fusion Install

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/23/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=System Applet, O=System Applet, STREET="4600 Madison Ave, 10th FL", L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, PostalCode=64112, C=US

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

Serial number:
18FCD6B5EEB5AEC66D0222B5CA1850D9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/7/2014 8:00:29 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:hd5Myj025i35wxfG3N7Z7Hl8Kf7JibwqDrX7WSasR59Ip37:hQJ2AsfG97NfQwkfasBIp37

Entry address:
0xFE37

Entry point:
E8, 30, 53, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 44, 92, 42, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 38, 90, 42, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 51, 53, 8B, 45, 0C, 83, C0, 0C, 89, 45, FC, 64, 8B, 1D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 03, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 45, 08, 8B, 5D, 0C, 8B, 6D, FC, 8B, 63...
 
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Entropy:
6.3612

Code size:
156.5 KB (160,256 bytes)

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