3dmaster__2861_il16935.exe

Installer

Amonetize ltd.

This is the Amonetize download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application 3dmaster__2861_il16935.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 17 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer. The setup program bundles adware offers using the Amonetize, a Pay-Per-Install (PPI) monetization and distribution download manager. The software offerings provided are based on the PC's geo-location at the time of install.
Publisher:
Amonetize ltd.  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.26

MD5:
0de7113f0dba5940859ff3601ebcf6db

SHA-1:
332d1b31397797a2bb758130ae9223b91e233a0a

SHA-256:
2e36dd08245e85f2fdd84f689ca02ab5a1583eac7922ac519aa32f3c6cfb5dbe

Scanner detections:
17 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This setup file is a re-distribution of the original program that bundles various adware offers during installation including toolbars and browser search extensions.

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:
10/18/2018 5:23:31 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Amonetize
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Amonetiz
2014.03.13

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen2
7.11.136.138

avast!
Win32:Adware-BJY [PUP]
2014.9-140313

AVG
Generic5
2015.0.3537

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt
17917

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1655
9.0.1.072

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AG (variant)
8.9532

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/Amonetize
3/13/2014

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11408

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Amonetize.A
v2014.03.13.10

McAfee
Adware-Amonetize!0DE7113F0DBA
5600.7193

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Amonetizeltd.W
14.8.7.19

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.Adware!6.1574
23.00.65.14311

Sophos
Amonetize
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0303
7.2.72

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
27288

File size:
329 KB (336,936 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.12

Copyright:
Copyright(c), All Rights Reserved.

Original file name:
Installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\3dmaster__2861_il16935.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/19/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/19/2015 2:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Amonetize ltd., O=Amonetize ltd., L=Raanana, S=Alberta, C=IL

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

Serial number:
235E7B2F1D4E0152189F6381E2BA8C97

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/2/2014 8:35:50 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:oA8KVsdoI+g7FdZZj8ZTtXBNtTAZ2lew/8UPcuYrUeKTHs5XVMXVcG8fXZvTswXc:oAfVsdoIN7Fdfj8ZTbNt7AHPCHs5X2XN

Entry address:
0x271B4

Entry point:
E8, BC, 95, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 57, 8B, C6, 83, E0, 0F, 85, C0, 0F, 85, C1, 00, 00, 00, 8B, D1, 83, E1, 7F, C1, EA, 07, 74, 65, EB, 06, 8D, 9B, 00, 00, 00, 00, 66, 0F, 6F, 06, 66, 0F, 6F, 4E, 10, 66, 0F, 6F, 56, 20, 66, 0F, 6F, 5E, 30, 66, 0F, 7F, 07, 66, 0F, 7F, 4F, 10, 66, 0F, 7F, 57, 20, 66, 0F, 7F, 5F, 30, 66, 0F, 6F, 66, 40, 66, 0F, 6F, 6E, 50, 66, 0F, 6F, 76, 60, 66, 0F, 6F, 7E, 70, 66, 0F, 7F, 67, 40, 66, 0F, 7F, 6F, 50, 66, 0F, 7F, 77, 60, 66, 0F, 7F, 7F, 70, 8D, B6, 80, 00, 00, 00, 8D, BF...
 
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Code size:
229.5 KB (235,008 bytes)

The file 3dmaster__2861_il16935.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 12 URLs.

http://www.singulardownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.26&campid=3801&instid[appname]=Death and Return of Superman&instid[appsetupurl]=http://www.gamefabrique.com/download/genesis/death_and_return_of_superman.exe&instid[appimageurl]=http://www.gamefabrique.com/i//&prefix=Death and Return of Superman

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.soledownload.com  (54.225.181.84:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.activemonetizer.com  (23.23.96.46:80)

 
http://www.activemonetizer.com/index.php?Net2=v2.0.50727&Net4=&OSversion=NT5.1SP3&Slv=&Sysid=B23210561&Sysid1=B23210561&X64=N&admin=Y&browser=IEXPLORE.EXE&chver=&exe=ikjut__2994450&offver=&lang_DfltUser=04

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