cmi8738pci6chlxhrtf3daudiodriverfree__2681_i178209098_il7568691.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 cmi8738pci6chlxhrtf3daudiodriverfree__2681_i178209098_il7568691.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 18 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer. The installer uses the InstallMonetizer platform which will donwload and install adware toolbars and other potentially unwanted software offers during setup.
Publisher:
Amônétízé Ltd  (signed by Amonetize ltd.)

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.90

MD5:
0fa6618f50094114c079b1c3cfa09eb1

SHA-1:
6dd3eac2f985c4e499290d7931daacaf785d4c5c

SHA-256:
0f5675ed898ebf1bc4b3616fb53e0d170d6aaf1b100bec63b49f079fd559682a

Scanner detections:
18 / 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:
11/21/2017 5:06:52 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Graftor.122916
1138

Bitdefender
Gen:Variant.Graftor.122916
1.0.20.1785

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1655
9.0.1.0357

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize (variant)
7.9174

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Amonetize
12/23/2013

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Graftor.122916
11.2013-23-12_2

G Data
Gen:Variant.Graftor.122916
13.12.22

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.SuspectCrc
t3scan.2.2.29

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.174.10509

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.174.10509

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallMonetizer
v2013.12.23.02

McAfee
Artemis!0FA6618F5009
5600.7272

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!0FA6618F5009
7.7272

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Graftor.122916
14.0.0.1071

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Amonetizeltd.?
14.8.7.19

Sophos
Amonetize
4.96

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1205
7.2.357

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
24380

File size:
331 KB (338,984 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.12

Copyright:
(c) Amônétízé Ltd, 2012,2013. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
Installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\cmi8738pci6chlxhrtf3daudiodriverfree__2681_i178209098_il7568691.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/19/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/19/2015 12:59:59 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:
12/5/2013 4:14:04 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:mmtxQC0xazfmhBCyB6izhJBt/CHeXVcB0nTIzNXdsEtEX0pwgopOe3:Pt+CUgmPB6itzt/KrBsuNXdbUpOe3

Entry address:
0x270E3

Entry point:
E8, 74, 96, 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:
230.5 KB (236,032 bytes)

The file cmi8738pci6chlxhrtf3daudiodriverfree__2681_i178209098_il7568691.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 18 URLs.

http://q=http://.../1aP07Ak

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=B2572395&Sysid1=B2572395&X64=N&admin=Y&browser=IEXPLORE.EXE&chver=&exe=ikjut__356284&offver=&lang_DfltUser=04