downloadsetup__2299_i604985453_il7080503.exe

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 downloadsetup__2299_i604985453_il7080503.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 27 anti-malware scanners. 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.
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Publisher:
Amonetize ltd.  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.1.5.26

MD5:
12a41a825bd94fe56980e582c8a2751c

SHA-1:
2e35affe68ba448f60fee4e2c327486c8bbf2f7a

SHA-256:
357aea3cc4c3f864b37a88eec3b717ff98ebee3f379c265e1ad7b95dd8fb273e

Scanner detections:
27 / 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:
12/10/2016 5:41:49 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Amonetize
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Amonetiz
14.06.10

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen2
7.11.147.170

avast!
Win32:Amonetize-AX [PUP]
2014.9-140610

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AO (variant)
8.9760

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.177.11984

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.177.11984

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.Win32.Amonetize
14.0.0.3732

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Amonetize.A
v2014.06.10.03

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Trojan.Adware.37e
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Amonetizeltd.i
14.8.7.20

Sophos
Amonetize
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0427
7.2.161

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
28900

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File size:
350.4 KB (358,760 bytes)

Product version:
1.1.5.26

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\downloadsetup__2299_i604985453_il7080503.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/29/2013 3:30:00 AM

Valid to:
10/30/2014 3:29:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Amonetize ltd., OU=Amonetize ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Amonetize ltd., L=Raanana, 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:
72A9E57303DC103CAE5E2F5A83513E22

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/27/2014 1:30:33 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:L9LW/fMLmd3rKvcImRxzsds5wB47R3Qa0eFOj9aZ0HspKnE/sSsRJe/8LXm2WnCW:L9LW/fMLY3rKVmRxzse5447ULAFpSwsg

Entry address:
0x29F61

Entry point:
E8, 97, 9F, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 53, 56, 8B, 44, 24, 18, 0B, C0, 75, 18, 8B, 4C, 24, 14, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 33, D2, F7, F1, 8B, D8, 8B, 44, 24, 0C, F7, F1, 8B, D3, EB, 41, 8B, C8, 8B, 5C, 24, 14, 8B, 54, 24, 10, 8B, 44, 24, 0C, D1, E9, D1, DB, D1, EA, D1, D8, 0B, C9, 75, F4, F7, F3, 8B, F0, F7, 64, 24, 18, 8B, C8, 8B, 44, 24, 14, F7, E6, 03, D1, 72, 0E, 3B, 54, 24, 10, 77, 08, 72, 07, 3B, 44, 24, 0C, 76, 01, 4E, 33, D2, 8B, C6, 5E, 5B, C2, 10, 00, 57, 8B, C6, 83, E0, 0F, 85, C0, 0F...
 
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Entropy:
6.4801

Code size:
245.5 KB (251,392 bytes)

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