26766_updater.exe

Discount Buddy

Engaging Apps

This is the installer application for a 50onRed advertising supported software package (displays ads in the browser and may hijack the home and search pages of the web browser). The application 26766_updater.exe, “Discount Buddy Updater” by Engaging Apps has been detected as adware by 7 anti-malware scanners. This is a setup program which is used to install the application. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension toolkit. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider.
Publisher:
Innovative Apps  (signed by Engaging Apps)

Product:
Discount Buddy

Description:
Discount Buddy Updater

Version:
1.1.2.1

MD5:
87643a52b9303488c3b7b2d4e4049961

SHA-1:
35b4dbbcee9d9e7fda5d03eb075d817fc9d18143

SHA-256:
76450fd9e1deba20d23398aca2fa0421075a8fb973ae266e7fadb1e7769ddd17

Scanner detections:
7 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Browser extension that injects additional advertisements (banner and text links) on web pages.

Analysis date:
8/11/2020 3:36:10 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.10
9.0.1.0358

ESET NOD32
Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper
7.9028

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Generic
12/24/2013

McAfee
Artemis!87643A52B930
5600.7271

Reason Heuristics
PUP.EngagingApps.N
14.8.7.21

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1103
7.2.358

VIPRE Antivirus
GamePlayLabs
23230

File size:
468.4 KB (479,608 bytes)

Copyright:
Copyright Innovative Apps

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\26766_updater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/4/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/5/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Engaging Apps, O=Engaging Apps, L=Philadelphia, S=Pennsylvania, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
632EEBD9B987BC680D444D8675A26545

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/19/2012 5:01:49 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:htobE8Qjh8R6W5NhTNWNnc6jjIFjNwEaIIIVBq6b:htt/JkNhY5c6jUF7DIY

Entry address:
0x4327

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, 93, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, 94, 42, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, 94, 42, 00, 56, A3, 40, 7B, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 7B, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, 94, 42, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Entropy:
7.8197  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

The file 26766_updater.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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