pixgrabber.exe

installer.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 pixgrabber.exe 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.
Publisher:
Firseria s.l.  (signed by Firseria)

Product:
installer.exe

Description:
installer setup

Version:
3.1.13.8

MD5:
479b2d1ddcb28b5a78e16f132a28115b

SHA-1:
c11b637beba965363956260e88e71541d030dcf5

SHA-256:
6a1156efed256c893c304d7ea4e4fd0768d34029021d14f7306089c5a6ead804

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
10/25/2021 1:28:27 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
501.2 KB (513,256 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.18

Copyright:
copyright © 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
11/11/2013 9:34:44 AM

Valid to:
11/12/2014 9:34:44 AM

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:
6/23/2014 7:04:32 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xF07A

Entry point:
E8, 7C, 78, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 10, F4, 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, B8, F0, 41, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 60, 64, 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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Entropy:
7.6458

Code size:
117.5 KB (120,320 bytes)

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

http://dl.downloadahceiduphoth.com/n/.../PixGrabber.exe

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