fflogic.exe

Conduit Ltd.

It is part of the Conduit Toolbar platform (bundled adware) and is the package designed to install the plugin/toolbar in Mozilla Firefox. The application fflogic.exe by Conduit has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Conduit Toolbar Manager installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. While running, it connects to the Internet address setupapi.toolbar.conduit-services.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Conduit  (signed by Conduit Ltd.)

Description:
1.3.0.20

Version:
3.10.0.1

MD5:
3c1229c789469604087e3b96f2a00edc

SHA-1:
9f99744f19acad96c7533ff7e9f6e0066750d28f

SHA-256:
b6f0c5d3beec81cfbeca107c3783473004c04558f3f9d96bf4b3985a7d6bf2ab

Scanner detections:
1 / 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:
12/5/2020 5:17:46 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.3.15.23

File size:
1.3 MB (1,391,736 bytes)

Copyright:
Conduit Ltd.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

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

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\fflogic.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/17/2010 11:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/30/2013 10:59:59 AM

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

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)09, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
3736DA15AF647632CCE61CD41B6577DD

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/6/2009 9:50:52 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

Entry address:
0x30FA

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 18, EC, 42, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 64, EB, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 98, 8F, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 60, E3, 42, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 40, 43, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9946

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to setupapi.toolbar.conduit-services.com  (199.101.115.1:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to setupapi.toolbar.ams.conduit-services.com  (195.78.120.169:80)

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