update.exe

FUSION INSTALL

The Fusion Installer, which is a variant of Adknowledge's download manager bundles a number of ad-supported offerings in the installer. The application update.exe, “Fusion Install ” by FUSION INSTALL has been detected as adware by 69 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from install.fusioninstall.com and multiple other hosts.
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Publisher:
Fusion Install   (signed by FUSION INSTALL)

Product:
Fusion Install

Description:
Fusion Install

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
10c2ff10744cb48bf8ae3886b1ed1114

SHA-1:
3bde05e2251ebdefe6e50551e9def407298734cf

SHA-256:
3ade1a634ef1e3022d5f4e50eb39206dbbf3144002638b21c881ee4feff84c32

Scanner detections:
68 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This setup/installer bundles various adware components (toolbars, coupon extensions, ad-supported extensions and utility offers).

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:
12/8/2016 9:08:51 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Agent
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/iBryte.bxjr
7.11.141.184

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
140608-0

AVG
Adware Skodna.Generic.AVT
2014.0.3955

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Ibryte-271
0.98/19168

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

Comodo Security
TrojWare.Win32.IBryte.S
17991

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2216
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdWare.iBryte.S application
7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/DomaIQ.G2.gen
v6.4.7.1.166

Jiangmin
Adware/iBryte.gtfe
KV140610

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11684

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11554

Kaspersky
HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic
14.0.0.3731

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
v2014.06.10.08

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Downware.cuifvl
0.28.0.58491

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.iBryte.555816
14.05.16.01

Panda Antivirus
14.06.10.08

Qihoo 360 Security
HEUR/Malware.QVM10.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.FUSIONINSTALL.G
14.8.8.3

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.iBryte!6.14B5
23.00.65.14608

SUPERAntiSpyware
10551

Total Defense
Win32/Tnega.XGSDMHC
37.0.10943

Vba32 AntiVirus
suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Optimum Installer
27502

Zillya! Antivirus
Adware.iBryte.Win32.776
2.0.0.1791

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File size:
215.3 KB (220,456 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\update.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/3/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/20/2014 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=FUSION INSTALL, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=FUSION INSTALL, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, 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:
3615E290FD8B112928257EE3CD74B519

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/3/2014 3:27:22 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:Iu3Gd91/yJi41VLfzqZkSrwumsJJWRAZ5qNpo+:Iu369dGKSSr7m2eNpo+

Entry address:
0xCEBB

Entry point:
E8, BC, 47, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, AC, 72, 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, 5C, 70, 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:
6.3939

Code size:
151 KB (154,624 bytes)

The file update.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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