youtubedownloader.exe

Windfunction

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application youtubedownloader.exe, “Superior Installer ” by Windfunction 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 Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from securedns.comodo.com.
Publisher:
Superior Installer   (signed by Windfunction)

Product:
Superior Installer

Description:
Superior Installer

Version:
2.4.8.1

MD5:
3adf6f37a41bd678ec74bb7b8b3e1d3c

SHA-1:
b2db0f90e004f913c9ac8ac7ca3772b2d43fe41f

SHA-256:
662eaca8fb540feed17e337a85659607540f9e3e0f3d2ebf1e4c3f6cf3a75d5f

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/extensions.

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:
9/21/2018 10:59:07 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.Windfunc.Bundler (M)
16.3.26.10

File size:
390.9 KB (400,248 bytes)

Product version:
2.4.8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) Superior Installer

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/15/2014 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/16/2015 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Windfunction, O=Windfunction, STREET=4600 Madison Ave FL 10, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, PostalCode=64112, C=US

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

Serial number:
00E543C0EBB96BD9FC190B35854E9E8371

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/25/2015 1:00:27 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:tx6XYo0wVt9MJGbbWGWbRLKervwPCJO7Up4xm5K:b6XAAt9pbWGCLKeroPDUp4Ic

Entry address:
0x17F13

Entry point:
E8, CD, 8C, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, 68, 80, 7F, 41, 00, 64, FF, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 89, 6C, 24, 10, 8D, 6C, 24, 10, 2B, E0, 53, 56, 57, A1, A4, 85, 43, 00, 31, 45, FC, 33, C5, 50, 89, 65, E8, FF, 75, F8, 8B, 45, FC, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, 89, 45, F8, 8D, 45, F0, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, C3, 8B, 4D, F0, 64, 89, 0D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 59, 5F, 5F, 5E, 5B, 8B, E5, 5D, 51, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 53, 8B, 5D, 0C, 56, 8B, 73, 08, 33, 35, A4...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.0538

Code size:
171 KB (175,104 bytes)

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

Remove youtubedownloader.exe - Powered by Reason Core Security