damnvid__2681_i385759250_il3864537.exe

Installer

Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) 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 damnvid__2681_i385759250_il3864537.exe by Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer. The setup program bundles adware offers using the Amonetize, a Pay-Per-Install (PPI) monetization and distribution download manager. The software offerings provided are based on the PC's geo-location at the time of install.
Publisher:

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.90

MD5:
06c1042b4fb4a4857701b3c9de9f2074

SHA-1:
cbaae0d5aba9ac7c532eab423d827158036d6287

SHA-256:
5bfe478363e5c8662b6c137945203a5c6b8d43467c8a0429733ce067362dd2ce

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
8/22/2018 6:39:45 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Amonetize.ShetefSolutionsConsulting1998.Bundler (M)
16.1.2.8

File size:
148.6 KB (152,192 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.12

Copyright:
Copyright(c), 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\damnvid__2681_i385759250_il3864537.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
7/22/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/23/2014 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd., O=Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd., L=Rannana, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
7C23DBB97FAFBB9D28D413F836202024

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/25/2014 5:50:40 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:nNPxGtfcucpAdNQqZhskdSKwALpFQ16dRs7isB/B1:NPxG+tpe5Ddlk16Ps2251

Entry address:
0x59940

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, A0, 43, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 70, FC, FF, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 10, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89...
 
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Entropy:
7.7992

Packer / compiler:
UPX 2.90LZMA

Code size:
128 KB (131,072 bytes)

The file damnvid__2681_i385759250_il3864537.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.softologic.com  (174.37.181.31:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to www.ibbalance.com  (173.192.190.227:443)

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