charles.exe

Apple Inc.

The executable charles.exe, “Apple Inc. 9.1.2 Installation ” has been detected as malware by 17 anti-virus scanners. It is set to automatically start when a user logs into Windows via the current user run registry key under the display name ‘Google Charles’. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.videooizleyin.com.
Publisher:
Apple Inc.

Description:
Apple Inc. 9.1.2 Installation

Version:
9.1.2

MD5:
de515c9c1d67e531059e5b7d4ce09675

SHA-1:
7f84ea313bdf1231e4e551270d0cff6cd35a0110

SHA-256:
c1c8e43749f817a1dab814d0a1cc35120c94db01150319f7b38a74674b629aee

Scanner detections:
17 / 68

Status:
Malware

Analysis date:
11/21/2017 3:43:30 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Trojan.Generic.12585790
726

Avira AntiVirus
TR/Crypt.cfi.besd
7.11.208.206

avast!
Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
2014.9-150209

Bitdefender
Trojan.Generic.12585790
1.0.20.200

Dr.Web
Trojan.Siggen1.63828
9.0.1.040

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Generic.12585790
8.15.02.09.05

ESET NOD32
Win32/VB.RTN
9.11144

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/ExtenBro.AK!tr
2/9/2015

F-Secure
Trojan.Generic.12585790
11.2015-09-02_2

G Data
Trojan.Generic.12585790
15.2.25

Kaspersky
Trojan.Win32.VB
14.0.0.2514

Kingsoft AntiVirus
VIRUS_UNKNOWN
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
Trojan.KBayi.FLA
v2015.02.09.05

MicroWorld eScan
Trojan.Generic.12585790
16.0.0.120

nProtect
Trojan.Generic.12585790
15.02.06.01

Quick Heal
TrojanDownloader.Murlo.clv.n3
2.15.14.00

Zillya! Antivirus
Trojan.VB.Win32.131371
2.0.0.2059

File size:
661.6 KB (677,499 bytes)

Copyright:
Apple Inc.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\roaming\charles.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/26/2009 12:27:32 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
7.10

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:4NIQAPGsAqY9IMVYd38sJdpQHlGlY8KfTNjb/l9TXQCX:hPGSY91VwNJcFMqT1bdVXlX

Entry address:
0x42B4F

Entry point:
6A, 60, 68, 88, 1A, 46, 00, E8, AD, 5C, 01, 00, BF, 94, 00, 00, 00, 8B, C7, E8, E9, 56, 01, 00, 89, 65, E8, 8B, F4, 89, 3E, 56, FF, 15, 14, A2, 45, 00, 8B, 4E, 10, 89, 0D, A4, B4, 46, 00, 8B, 46, 04, A3, B0, B4, 46, 00, 8B, 56, 08, 89, 15, B4, B4, 46, 00, 8B, 76, 0C, 81, E6, FF, 7F, 00, 00, 89, 35, A8, B4, 46, 00, 83, F9, 02, 74, 0C, 81, CE, 00, 80, 00, 00, 89, 35, A8, B4, 46, 00, C1, E0, 08, 03, C2, A3, AC, B4, 46, 00, 33, F6, 56, 8B, 3D, 5C, A2, 45, 00, FF, D7, 66, 81, 38, 4D, 5A, 75, 1F, 8B, 48, 3C, 03...
 
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Entropy:
6.6724

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++ v7.0

Code size:
354 KB (362,496 bytes)

Startup File (User Run)
Registry location:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Name:
Google Charles

Command:
"C:\users\{user}\appdata\roaming\charles.exe"


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

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-72-9-51.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.72.9.51:80)

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