09bafd088854a95972f99806b8d8f4fb.exe

Conduit Ltd.

The file belongs to the Conduit API platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and web browser extensions. The application 09bafd088854a95972f99806b8d8f4fb.exe by Conduit has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 6 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Conduit Setup Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from a86515d245284fcca2d2a2caa5e85943.integration.download.conduit-services.com. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Conduit Ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
09bafd088854a95972f99806b8d8f4fb

SHA-1:
8aed048decd6165bb04f6a148489414724fe4fec

SHA-256:
065b991a9f0e90bad065278e1e2a86ebcb5d166e01a5b089f6b30b0f23a4771a

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Packages the OpenCandy software bundler that offers to install additional software and may include web browser add-ons and toolbars which display advertising (based on publisher settings and geo context).

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:
6/21/2018 1:35:22 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Conduit.6
9.0.1.0101

ESET NOD32
8.9059

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
v2014.04.11.02

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit.a
14.8.7.22

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1110
7.2.101

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
23476

File size:
1.1 MB (1,135,392 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Conduit Setup Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\09bafd088854a95972f99806b8d8f4fb.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/2/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
4/3/2016 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Conduit Ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Conduit Ltd., L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
3A82654719D8F75B59134F7B66465210

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 2:19:59 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:sYF/UCX19AONURKIiNAKcvg1y+eievma5f6/gDPC:hNplCOvIiSKcvgQ+eL7J42C

Entry address:
0x39E3

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 37, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 93, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 93, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 19, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 07, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9797

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
28 KB (28,672 bytes)

The file 09bafd088854a95972f99806b8d8f4fb.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ude.conduit-data.com  (195.78.120.173:80)

TCP (HTTP):

 
http://offering.service.distributionengine.conduit-services.com/DecisionEngine.ashx

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com  (54.243.251.51:80)

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