whitesmokeinstaller_9052.exe

InstallBrain Installer

WhiteSmoke Inc

The application whitesmokeinstaller_9052.exe by WhiteSmoke Inc has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a setup and installation application and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software. The file has been seen being downloaded from get.whitesmoke.com.
Publisher:
InstallBrain  (signed by WhiteSmoke Inc)

Product:
InstallBrain Installer

Version:
14,1,1,3

MD5:
f56a412f0f3c05a0226fe6fa4a9ce51c

SHA-1:
301f34a5b4c7f0946ae7d652854726ebf8f5d115

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:
9/23/2018 4:06:12 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.WhiteSmoke.InstallB.Installer (M)
16.5.28.22

File size:
581.9 KB (595,864 bytes)

Product version:
14,1,1,3

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Trademarks:
InstallBrain

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Documents and Settings\{user}\My documents\downloads\whitesmokeinstaller_9052.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/29/2011 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/8/2013 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=WhiteSmoke Inc, OU=R&D, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=WhiteSmoke Inc, L=New York, S=New York, 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:
64048D72F9FFEF12A43FC4F4CEA580E3

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/18/2012 10:07:07 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:MZCSUTHfvyLQ9JcjoNY7dLY6zRcomopH61dNm3Dae/JwbF0okkGjP/:MZCSuMcJ9wYHomommz5W0oJGjP/

Entry address:
0x1B64D

Entry point:
E8, 20, 4A, 00, 00, E9, 79, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 57, 56, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, A4, 01, 00, 00, 81, F9, 00, 01, 00, 00, 72, 1F, 83, 3D, 04, 00, 43, 00, 00, 74, 16, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 08, 5E, 5F, 5D, E9, E8, 4A, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, 15, C1, E9, 02, 83, E2, 03, 83, F9, 08, 72, 2A, F3, A5, FF, 24, 95, D4, B7, 41, 00, 90, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9...
 
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Code size:
154 KB (157,696 bytes)

The file whitesmokeinstaller_9052.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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