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:
1.3.3.10

Version:
3.16.0.3

MD5:
25f4397e14c53b2549a631ba5c2abbaa

SHA-1:
af402e47415d68f134abc14a272d3f793f89b5c9

SHA-256:
5d1589d37cef2c0adffd00e6f17e8a64b91ba295b2dcecea91a7f5714984460b

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 4:15:40 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.3.15.14

File size:
1.7 MB (1,797,480 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 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/29/2013 11:59:59 PM

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:
4/10/2010 1:19:38 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x3415

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, 70, 85, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, B0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, B3, 47, 00, E8, 67, 27, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, B0, B2, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 6C, 85, 40, 00, FF, 15, 80, 81, 40, 00, 68, 54, 85, 40, 00, 68, A0, 32, 47, 00, E8, 35, 26, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, C0, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 23, 26, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
26 KB (26,624 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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