jdownloadersetup.exe

AppWork GmbH

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application jdownloadersetup.exe by AppWork GmbH has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 7 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the installCore installer. According to Microsoft Security Essentials, the software includes a bundle of the DealPly adware which is installed on a user's PC during setup using the InstallCore platform.
Publisher:
AppWork GmbH  (signed and verified)

MD5:
7e19f7cf502e60edb26855a0b38a9ad7

SHA-1:
d3d856dfc063560b19de15fdcf7d0f7ad16c586d

SHA-256:
cf79a884a29b4b8752cb548342301e575300a0a4c229e3bcfb04831655e8fd7b

Scanner detections:
7 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
This software bundler installs other potentially unwanted software, including DealPly. Which includes offers in a user's web browser which state they are "Powered by DealPly".

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:
6/18/2021 4:17:23 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Boost by Reason
Adware.Installer.AppWorkGmbH.Q
2013.7.29.2

Dr.Web
Adware.InstallCore.122
9.0.1.0208

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.BY (variant)
7.8722

Microsoft Security Essentials
1.163.1557.0

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.AppWorkGmbH.Q
14.2.26.9

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0420
7.2.208

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
20810

File size:
619.1 KB (633,984 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\jdownloadersetup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
3/1/2011 6:00:48 AM

Valid to:
3/1/2014 6:00:41 AM

Subject:
E=e-mail@appwork.org, CN=AppWork GmbH, O=AppWork GmbH, L=Fürth, S=Bavaria, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign ObjectSign CA, OU=ObjectSign CA, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
0100000000012E71E7355C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 3:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:8JfsoBZet5r2R3IMKi9zhO2QaSFSTs1nEsLjrcH+gfD5XnIAoZtYK5:8JfsSaJcrKCHQaXgLHrceSVXnZoZl

Entry address:
0x98CC

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, CC, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, FA, 97, FF, FF, E8, 01, AA, FF, FF, E8, 2C, CC, FF, FF, E8, 73, CC, FF, FF, E8, 0A, F3, FF, FF, E8, 71, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 76, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 2C, 9F, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, B0, 40, 00, E8, 9B, FE, FF, FF, E8, 26, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, E0, D0, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, D8, BD, 40, 00, E8, AB, 98, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, D8, BD, 40, 00, B2, 01, B8...
 
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Entropy:
7.6977

Code size:
36 KB (36,864 bytes)

The file jdownloadersetup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

http://installer.jdownloader.org/.../JDownloaderSetup_CH4.exe

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