EFupdater.exe

Faglaro Enterprises Limited

The application EFupdater.exe by Faglaro Enterprises Limited has been detected as adware by 10 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the SimpleFiles installer. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. It uses the ExpressFiles installer to bundle additional adware offers such as toolbars and web browser addons. While running, it connects to the Internet address 199.195.196.180.static.midphase.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Faglaro Enterprises Limited  (signed and verified)

Version:
1, 0, 0, 6

MD5:
9af0b38e19ffb4ce1cf1b86c70306a58

SHA-1:
48f6b89c999d462eea1b53b3031fcc80c43ce9c5

SHA-256:
ba2837e24352aaa6b9db5ce95e95f87eb6361766218e2492edf688d6e80d5db7

Scanner detections:
10 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
11/17/2018 2:39:09 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.ExpressFiles
2013.12.17

avast!
Win32:Expressfiles-B [PUP]
2014.9-131217

AVG
MalSign.Faglaro Enterprises Limited
2014.0.3623

Bkav FE
W32.Clod979.Trojan
1.3.0.4613

Dr.Web
Tool.DownLoader.52
9.0.1.0351

ESET NOD32
Win32/YourFileDownloader (variant)
7.9179

McAfee
Artemis!79EBD77C2250
5600.7279

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Task.FaglaroEnterprisesLimited.J
14.8.7.22

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0529
7.2.351

VIPRE Antivirus
ExpressFiles Installer
24428

File size:
243.6 KB (249,440 bytes)

Product version:
1,0,0,0

Original file name:
EFupdater.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
SimpleFiles

Language:
Ruština (Rusko)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\expressfiles\efupdater.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
12/13/2012 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/14/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Faglaro Enterprises Limited, O=Faglaro Enterprises Limited, STREET=Boumpoulinas 11, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, PostalCode=1060, C=CY

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

Serial number:
37B080A790663B8AF63D05448AD0343B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/21/2013 3:54:29 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:+VU92SSD9F6JLjQiiwPUSNs07XNI5hitqnej2FK:+u4lx6jViwzs8XNqleiFK

Entry address:
0x5051

Entry point:
E8, D1, 47, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 48, F3, 40, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, D4, F0, 40, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 28, 03, 00, 00, A3, 08, 52, 41, 00, 89, 0D, 04, 52, 41, 00, 89, 15, 00, 52, 41, 00, 89, 1D, FC, 51, 41, 00, 89, 35, F8, 51, 41, 00, 89, 3D...
 
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Code size:
53 KB (54,272 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
Express FilesUpdate

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to mail.smile-files.com  (46.23.68.149:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 199.195.196.180.static.midphase.com  (199.195.196.180:80)

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