find 1.0.exe

Conduit Ltd.

The file belongs to the Conduit API platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and web browser extensions. The application find 1.0.exe, “Source_it Toolbar” 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 Setup Manager installer. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Conduit  (signed by Conduit Ltd.)

Description:
Source_it Toolbar

Version:
6.4.1.2

MD5:
95623a38e70023f6262872ae2c9884f2

SHA-1:
a7819527a3fa8d20a3296cba1a08e62be8494d78

SHA-256:
ad05bc1f8d04c445bf17746d7977e26ff363ead1cfc5445b1cf390f48e763bb4

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
This component is distributed and installed with the Conduit Toolbar platform.

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:
12/5/2020 4:57:24 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.3.15.12

File size:
2 MB (2,088,744 bytes)

Copyright:
Conduit Ltd.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

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

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\find 1.0.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/16/2010 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/29/2013 4:59:59 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 5:19:23 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x33E9

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, 78, 06, 47, 00, E8, 67, 27, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, 90, 05, 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, 80, 85, 46, 00, E8, 35, 26, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 10, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 23, 26, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9970

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
25 KB (25,600 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):

 
http://offering.service.distributionengine.conduit-services.com/DecisionEngine.ashx

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com  (54.243.251.51:80)

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