google chrome 37.exe

Installer Software

Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application google chrome 37.exe, “Installer Software Setup ” by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o 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 installCore installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as Google's Chrome web browser but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Program Application installer   (signed by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.)

Product:
Installer Software

Description:
Installer Software Setup

Version:
3.0.2.2

MD5:
f998f8d3495d58aa0409b61194214f6b

SHA-1:
d262728e80e7498627f0393dd8143ad1e72167ae

SHA-256:
703f2f7cd746eac18c4ee57d71a4f50ede7c58fb84ee8af4050cdf523956283a

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 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
9/29/2020 9:36:23 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.2.26.1

File size:
981.2 KB (1,004,752 bytes)

Product version:
5.7.3

Copyright:
Installer

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\google chrome 37.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
4/20/2015 12:59:59 PM

Valid to:
4/20/2016 12:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., O=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., L=Warszawa, C=PL

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
112151DDE48EC6A26B13DEF8872209F8E2FF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0xA5F8

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, CE, 8A, FF, FF, E8, D5, 9C, FF, FF, E8, 64, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 07, A0, FF, FF, E8, A6, BF, FF, FF, E8, 11, E9, FF, FF, E8, 78, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, C9, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 92, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, 11, F1, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, B2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, C4, 97, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, B6, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
39.5 KB (40,448 bytes)

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