ct3067892_miniclip.exe

Conduit Ltd.

The file belongs to the Conduit API platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and web browser extensions. The application ct3067892_miniclip.exe by Conduit has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 5 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Conduit Setup Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from sapo.miniclip.com and multiple other hosts. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Conduit Ltd.  (signed and verified)

Description:
4.5.1.2

Version:
4.5.1.2

MD5:
5ea1ccffddd6c867dec5c7557429be6f

SHA-1:
876f9c3362a3ce48050130a97f29ccf25215b9eb

SHA-256:
077750d6cb1e9fe298fa7f5d8367836e6b2bbe70f557b3e186fcb25604f259b1

Scanner detections:
5 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Bundles the Conduit Toolbar and/or Conduit Search Protect.

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:
8/19/2018 3:09:59 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Conduit.3
9.0.1.0167

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
v2014.06.16.04

Reason Heuristics
PUP.4512.Conduit.S
14.8.7.22

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0807
7.2.167

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
22128

File size:
448.5 KB (459,288 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Conduit Setup Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\ct3067892_miniclip.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

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

Valid to:
4/4/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Conduit Ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Conduit Ltd., L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
3A82654719D8F75B59134F7B66465210

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 8:20:04 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:10gw6Z+JsfLCD8XDecvF5j0EdaXO0a1Ps74BSvKmFwS4vZ:ST6Z+ufLDpvzjXgefE74UfQ

Entry address:
0x38AF

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 68, A2, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 90, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 90, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 92, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, EB, 47, 00, E8, 36, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, B0, EA, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 64, A2, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 91, 40, 00, 68, 4C, A2, 40, 00, 68, A0, 6A, 47, 00, E8, 18, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 90, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, F0, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 06, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
29 KB (29,696 bytes)

The file ct3067892_miniclip.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 4 URLs.

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ude.conduit-data.com  (195.78.120.173:80)

TCP (HTTP):

 
http://offering.service.distributionengine.conduit-services.com/DecisionEngine.ashx

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com  (54.243.251.51:80)

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