chocolatebar.exe

We-Care.com

The application chocolatebar.exe by We-Care.com has been detected as adware by 2 anti-malware scanners. It is set to automatically start when a user logs into Windows via the current user run registry key under the display name ‘ChocolateBar Sidebar’.
Publisher:
We-Care.com  (signed and verified)

MD5:
1104756af99a70354091d8db610efaf5

SHA-1:
bf07bb982ad3ee36fd23e565b9354ceca7c6da8a

SHA-256:
94c474e39b0ddd37b6f6c261553b6159a563017d517deba1d850d98f0d7022ae

Scanner detections:
2 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
12/7/2019 3:12:20 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM20.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Startup.WeCare.M
14.10.7.10

File size:
469.6 KB (480,832 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\chocolatebar\chocolatebar.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
1/25/2012 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
1/25/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=We-Care.com, OU=Tech, O=We-Care.com, STREET=330 Old Country Rd, STREET=Suite 206, L=Mineola, S=NY, PostalCode=11501, C=US

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
7BBC8FDB7868684BD3BA7F685EFF7F2A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/29/2014 8:55:44 AM

OS version:
6.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:Yo2ze4tXo8WUeYfYodNErSEjHcnKEsmjHcnKEscjHcnKEs96zf:p4tXXWUeYfYi/bzf

Entry address:
0x3166F

Entry point:
E8, 0D, D4, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, 1C, 26, 46, 00, 01, 73, 0D, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 08, F3, AA, EB, 5D, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 81, FA, 80, 00, 00, 00, 7C, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, 80, 07, 46, 00, 01, 0F, 82, 05, D5, 00, 00, 57, 8B, F9, 83, FA, 04, 72, 31, F7, D9, 83, E1, 03, 74, 0C, 2B, D1, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 75, F6, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 08, 03, C1, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 10, 03, C1, 8B, CA, 83, E2...
 
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Entropy:
6.2965

Code size:
296 KB (303,104 bytes)

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

Name:
ChocolateBar Sidebar

Command:
C:\Program Files\chocolatebar\chocolatebar.exe


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-21-207-12.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.21.207.12:80)

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