steam_setup.exe

TINY INSTALLER

Tiny Installer is a download manager variant from Adknowledge that packages various adware-type offers (toolbar, coupon extensions, utilities) with software distributions. The application steam_setup.exe by TINY INSTALLER 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 Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from secure.oi-installer6.com.
Publisher:
ExpressInstaller  (signed by TINY INSTALLER)

Product:
ExpressInstaller

Version:
3, 7, 1, 0

MD5:
e4a91aed2a4ffd2a08fe202b406547ea

SHA-1:
036672985dcc070f5b955ae1e9596c4e6dc01c5c

SHA-256:
bde4cc0c5825009f2f1202bb6cd758ac38017aa6525df33817fe321d8aea4b81

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
The Tiny Installer download manager bundles various adware components.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
8/18/2018 4:02:43 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.TINYINST.Bundler (M)
16.7.12.7

File size:
1.7 MB (1,796,392 bytes)

Product version:
3, 7, 1, 0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2013 ExpressInstaller

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/3/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/4/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=TINY INSTALLER, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=TINY INSTALLER, L=Wilmington, S=Delaware, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
54C184C0CB6B6510B3582483FC098463

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/5/2013 7:17:44 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:poyitUVJ+QO+SU3JaU4VuxQsE/n0/RoaPF4K:Ritg+QOQaBVuOP/nD

Entry address:
0x36215

Entry point:
E8, 42, 8D, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 48, 4C, 47, 00, E8, C1, 35, 00, 00, 83, 65, E4, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 3B, 35, 78, F2, 5A, 00, 77, 22, 6A, 04, E8, 45, 8F, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 56, E8, A7, 9C, 00, 00, 59, 89, 45, E4, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 09, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 45, E4, E8, CD, 35, 00, 00, C3, 6A, 04, E8, 28, 8E, 00, 00, 59, C3, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, 3D, D4, DE, 5A, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, 79, 82, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, A1, 80, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 37, 4D, 00, 00, 59, 59, A1...
 
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Code size:
392 KB (401,408 bytes)

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