uplayermediaplayer-setup.exe

Groovecom

The application uplayermediaplayer-setup.exe by Groovecom 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from xads.zedo.com.
Publisher:
Groovecom  (signed and verified)

MD5:
d6ed6fc00ebe18646395458308e01d75

SHA-1:
499d08cc0aee03d186ff5404fc55df4954f3d093

SHA-256:
9a21f58d5e5651be90528b26dcc3a67c1b9dcb8dd944cccefadeccf453adc082

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.

Analysis date:
10/23/2018 10:00:30 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.DownloadAdmin.Grooveco.Installer (M)
16.5.23.7

File size:
609.1 KB (623,696 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\uplayermediaplayer-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/25/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/25/2017 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Groovecom, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Groovecom, L=SAN FRANCISCO, S=California, 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:
0C8ED38817030CF19BE6EE39708627BA

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):
12288:8rdiMybLCUVSG+u46LDu/eoABSafzNsZGwEL:8+bLcG+Ivu9ABrLWZpU

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:
7.9692

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

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

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