internet explorer 9.0.exe

Firseria

The setup program uses the Firseria/Solimba AppInstaller (DownloadMR) which is a monetization download manager that bundles additional adware offers, typically by wrapping legitimate applications. The application internet explorer 9.0.exe, “Application Installer” by Firseria 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 Solimba DownloadMR installer. The installer uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars. With this installer, users are expecting to download Internet Explorer but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
Appsinstaller  (signed by Firseria)

Description:
Application Installer

Version:
3.1.3

MD5:
01d239f9fd426ee26524890a7ce68643

SHA-1:
b0a631ea5cd168f98acbfe4e408ee963bdf2c9b6

SHA-256:
3aa6d40b18ebdfe4e5d61efc3c3db744345693b35e2a11505574f804f1e97de2

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

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:
10/25/2021 12:39:15 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.15.16

File size:
293.2 KB (300,264 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.1

Copyright:
Copyright © 2014

Original file name:
installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\internet explorer 9.0.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
11/11/2013 1:34:44 PM

Valid to:
11/12/2014 1:34:44 PM

Subject:
E=support@solimba.com, CN=Firseria, O=Firseria, L=Badalona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

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

Serial number:
112130C3B28D7C9C29B8B07321EF3F8A1462

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/6/2014 1:11:11 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xE4B9

Entry point:
E8, CD, 79, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 78, E4, 41, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 24, E1, 41, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 60, 54, 42, 00, 74, 13, 41, 83, F9, 2D, 72, F1, 8D, 48, ED, 83, F9, 11, 77, 0E, 6A, 0D, 58, 5D, C3, 8B, 04, CD, 64...
 
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Code size:
115 KB (117,760 bytes)

The file internet explorer 9.0.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://dl.downloadsireigheesae.com/n/.../Internet Explorer 9.0.exe

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