client.exe

Joltlogic

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application client.exe by Joltlogic has been detected as adware by 7 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. This executable runs as a local area network (LAN) Internet proxy server listening on port 54258 and has the ability to intercept and modify all inbound and outbound Internet traffic on the local host.
Publisher:
Joltlogic  (signed and verified)

MD5:
bd1d41c1d1ae157e6b1a202d9eebe739

SHA-1:
4a4d61283fb2ff711d72bc238479dd803730f2b7

SHA-256:
f7f4bc28dbf75e87337a311409dd0ca3bd21c2618a61452945e73944d91773e3

Scanner detections:
7 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/extensions.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
10/24/2017 7:02:06 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/iBryte.Gen4
7.11.204.154

AVG
Generic
2016.0.3221

ESET NOD32
MSIL/Adware.iBryte.S application
7.0.302.0

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Adware.5a6
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge
15.1.22.21

Sophos
Virus 'Mal/Wintrim-A'
5.09

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4798837
36666

File size:
1.8 MB (1,932,000 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\browser extensions\client.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/15/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/16/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Joltlogic, O=Joltlogic, STREET=4600 Madison Ave FL 10, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, PostalCode=64112, C=US

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

Serial number:
5EE011413A702F6705B25B34B674F3AB

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/22/2015 3:59:44 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:NgOxaSvl8PJBqODxxUqjeAAz4tZ5KOdHGHyei6O413F6yCMocLX2AJvRDm:tf2JFnASelOi1xvzvJZ

Entry address:
0xEF37

Entry point:
E8, B3, 33, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 08, 00, 74, 2D, FF, 75, 08, 6A, 00, FF, 35, A4, FA, 4A, 00, FF, 15, 60, 20, 42, 00, 85, C0, 75, 18, 56, E8, 65, 34, 00, 00, 8B, F0, FF, 15, 5C, 20, 42, 00, 50, E8, 15, 34, 00, 00, 59, 89, 06, 5E, 5D, C3, 8B, C1, 83, 60, 04, 00, C7, 00, C8, 84, 4A, 00, C6, 40, 08, 00, C3, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, C1, 8B, 4D, 08, C7, 00, C8, 84, 4A, 00, 8B, 09, 89, 48, 04, C6, 40, 08, 00, 5D, C2, 08, 00, 8B, 41, 04, 85, C0, 75, 05, B8, D0, 84, 4A, 00, C3, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
6.0137

Code size:
132 KB (135,168 bytes)

Local Proxy Server
Proxy for:
Internet Settings

Local host address:
http://127.0.0.1:54258/

Local host port:
54258

Default credentials:
No


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-221-254-214.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.221.254.214:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-75-215-142.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.75.215.142:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-72-137-154.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.72.137.154:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to li491-84.members.linode.com  (50.116.29.84:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-50-19-82-224.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (50.19.82.224:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-50-17-217-59.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (50.17.217.59:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-21-54-183.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.21.54.183:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-21-48-109.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.21.48.109:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a-0001.a-msedge.net  (204.79.197.200:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to server-54-239-172-94.atl50.r.cloudfront.net  (54.239.172.94:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-39-73.jfk1.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.39.73:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to server-54-192-36-159.jfk1.r.cloudfront.net  (54.192.36.159:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to server-52-84-29-146.ewr50.r.cloudfront.net  (52.84.29.146:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-83-200-155.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.83.200.155:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to ec2-54-225-190-65.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.225.190.65:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-210-5-2.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.210.5.2:80)

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP):

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