weather_channel_setup.exe

Fast Downloads

The Adlogica setup manager, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The application weather_channel_setup.exe by Fast Downloads 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 Adlogica Downloader installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from download-file.downloadinfo.co.
Publisher:
Fast Downloads  (signed and verified)

MD5:
2851c9a148966472dcb013bf53bfdd28

SHA-1:
b7a8ef94e682a39520e71d94ff3e0be417709af4

SHA-256:
9cf8a50fd2e23f08667c87720a6d002ee35b09a24c1f9d4cf9c684173e43c479

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 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:
10/15/2018 7:17:40 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adlogica.FastDown.Bundler (M)
16.7.7.14

File size:
837.6 KB (857,696 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adlogica Downloader (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/11/2014 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/11/2017 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Fast Downloads, O=Fast Downloads, STREET="96 Jessie St, 4th Floor", L=San Francisco, S=CA, PostalCode=94105, C=US

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

Serial number:
00FAF54737027D796BDFDF9DFF5F8D1709

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 3:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:AAvDBhTpB8PSNym9tinnPNdMZ8wAPyefhgI3oqJA:AcRyKIgSnPEZ8wAPnXi

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Entropy:
7.9031

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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