windows-movie-maker.exe

Download Admin

This is the Tightrope WebInstall which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application windows-movie-maker.exe by Download Admin 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 Tightrope WebInstall installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.windows8downloads.com.
Publisher:
Download Admin  (signed and verified)

MD5:
085059e81e1647ccf453afd12b781ff1

SHA-1:
9f7ccf7b71617b496d59eec73e6b217c910f4774

SHA-256:
2e94b7399c6cabb99f96e2640d6c511a8de377fe32655476e696f4b783e62ef5

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:
12/11/2018 4:00:20 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tightrope.Download.Bundler (M)
16.6.28.1

File size:
916.3 KB (938,328 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Tightrope WebInstall (using Nullsoft Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\windows-movie-maker.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/20/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/30/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Download Admin, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Download Admin, 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:
2EEB247A8F9D63D74CE7EF9551E3D401

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/17/2014 5:35:36 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:WxpJMyVWJ0q4kfS6wKhmcRf6vEh7+KAFgtp51idtDWEqOWtVr2/NoPH48:ipanJ0ZkKIh7mFgfidtDWEn20/No

Entry address:
0x3341

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, F8, 24, 7A, 00, E8, 2C, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 00, 24, 7A, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 43, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 64, 71, 40, 00, 68, 38, 74, 40, 00, 68, 00, 1C, 7A, 00, E8, 1D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 80, 7A, 00, 57, E8, 0B, 24, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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