flashplayer__2570_i97582594_il17.exe

Installer

Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) 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 flashplayer__2570_i97582594_il17.exe by Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) has been detected as adware by 17 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. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as the free Adobe Flash Player but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Amonetizé Ltd  (signed by Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd.)

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.55

MD5:
1ad853a6e0e05e69f29129061abf6b5b

SHA-1:
a796cc4939317a12e1a336fcdadb62fb0362dbf2

SHA-256:
2f75d4db9fe89614ee9894466600d6a98af4663cfb2ea60a1698cb61ebca1d50

Scanner detections:
17 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
10/17/2018 9:07:08 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Trojan.Generic.10245380
921

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen2
7.11.124.66

avast!
Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
2014.9-140728

AVG
Skodna.Bundle
2015.0.3399

Bitdefender
Trojan.Generic.10245380
1.0.20.1045

Bkav FE
W32.Clodaf5.Trojan
1.3.0.4613

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1575
9.0.1.0209

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Generic.10245380
8.14.07.28.04

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize (variant)
8.9267

F-Secure
Trojan.Generic.10245380
11.2014-28-07_2

G Data
Trojan.Generic.10245380
14.7.22

IKARUS anti.virus
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
t3scan.2.2.29

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Amonetize
v2014.07.28.04

McAfee
Artemis!1AD853A6E0E0
5600.7055

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.ShetefSolutionsConsulting1998.a
14.8.8.3

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1011
7.2.209

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
25234

File size:
148.1 KB (151,680 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.12

Copyright:
(c) Amonetizé Ltd, 2012,2013. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
Installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\flashplayer__2570_i97582594_il17.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
7/23/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/24/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd., O=Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd., L=Rannana, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
7C23DBB97FAFBB9D28D413F836202024

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/11/2013 9:02:56 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:ClE+lvsLAV5LRjyfNyVWlrJP4CfgJ+ogbKdnbkip+1/gBwfe:C+wvnLRwlrJPAsKZhp+1/qWe

Entry address:
0x58750

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 90, 43, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 80, FC, FF, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 10, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89...
 
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Packer / compiler:
UPX 2.90LZMA

Code size:
128 KB (131,072 bytes)

The file flashplayer__2570_i97582594_il17.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 9 URLs.

http://bit.ly/1fKagXz

http://ad.propellerads.com/ck.php?oaparams=2__bannerid=65589__zoneid=6882__OXLCA=1__cb=aaba6f68b8__oadest=http://.../download.php?version=1.1.5.55&campid=2939&capp=FlashPlayer&prefix=FlashPlayer&ti1=${SUBID}

http://www.typicaldownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.55&prefix=7Zip&campid=3266&capp=s7zip&ti1=[clickID]&iaff1=9999

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.softologic.com  (174.37.181.31:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to www.ibbalance.com  (173.192.190.227:443)

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