flashplayersetup__3873_i264147895_il3.exe

Installer

Amonetize 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 flashplayersetup__3873_i264147895_il3.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 10 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer. The installer uses the InstallMonetizer platform which will donwload and install adware toolbars and other potentially unwanted software offers during setup. 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:
Amônétízé Ltd  (signed by Amonetize ltd.)

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.55

MD5:
daefdb529da8a71a416f6803e0eeaa9e

SHA-1:
8a138ae02dd71fc5b1f5837dc35274864584b7f7

SHA-256:
e8619d3689ad5686f219c44e8f9c3d58e3c7cb4f800966c0431c76e7d9472eed

Scanner detections:
10 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This setup file is a re-distribution of the original program that bundles various adware offers during installation including toolbars and browser search extensions.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
8/16/2018 3:23:52 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

avast!
Win32:Malware-gen
2014.9-140116

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1833
9.0.1.016

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AA (variant)
8.9293

G Data
Win32.Trojan.Agent.JLZ8M5
14.1.24

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallMonetizer
v2014.01.16.09

McAfee
Adware-Amonetize!DAEFDB529DA8
5600.7249

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Amonetizeltd.f
14.8.7.20

Sophos
Amonetize
4.96

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0113
7.2.16

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
25450

File size:
329.5 KB (337,448 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.12

Copyright:
(c) Amônétízé 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\flashplayersetup__3873_i264147895_il3.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/18/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/18/2015 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Amonetize ltd., O=Amonetize ltd., L=Raanana, S=Alberta, C=IL

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

Serial number:
235E7B2F1D4E0152189F6381E2BA8C97

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/13/2014 11:56:52 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:kdDbAmODbcf6DdkTzstB8r/Zy7dFve8jMy9Nna5NJtUbSb/0yKVTz3B8p5:kdXAm8bBdkToX8r/ad9wHJtUWKVTSp5

Entry address:
0x26BC3

Entry point:
E8, 74, 96, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 57, 8B, C6, 83, E0, 0F, 85, C0, 0F, 85, C1, 00, 00, 00, 8B, D1, 83, E1, 7F, C1, EA, 07, 74, 65, EB, 06, 8D, 9B, 00, 00, 00, 00, 66, 0F, 6F, 06, 66, 0F, 6F, 4E, 10, 66, 0F, 6F, 56, 20, 66, 0F, 6F, 5E, 30, 66, 0F, 7F, 07, 66, 0F, 7F, 4F, 10, 66, 0F, 7F, 57, 20, 66, 0F, 7F, 5F, 30, 66, 0F, 6F, 66, 40, 66, 0F, 6F, 6E, 50, 66, 0F, 6F, 76, 60, 66, 0F, 6F, 7E, 70, 66, 0F, 7F, 67, 40, 66, 0F, 7F, 6F, 50, 66, 0F, 7F, 77, 60, 66, 0F, 7F, 7F, 70, 8D, B6, 80, 00, 00, 00, 8D, BF...
 
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Code size:
229 KB (234,496 bytes)

The file flashplayersetup__3873_i264147895_il3.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 29 URLs.

http://www.conductdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.55&prefix=FlashPlayerSetup&campid=4369&instid[appname]=FlashPlayer&instid[appsetupurl]=https://launchpad.net/lightspark/trunk/lightspark-0.5.3/ download/Lightspark-0.5.3-win32.exe&instid[appimageurl]=http://www.tsxnrey.com/i/White Smoke Inc/.../150x150_v1Logo.jpg&prefix=FlashPlayer&ti1=MTEwfDk4MnxFU3wzfDF8fA|c4020c18ac49f2e4c71e8ec2b43ff076|f4625b50-428f-11e3-a15d-0025b320a860&capp=FlashPlayer

http://www.conductdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.55&prefix=AresGalaxySetup&campid=5360&capp=AresGalaxy&ti1=26356&ti2=21884&ti3=1004709&__cookie=__iswl_wwwwinmediasharecom=0; __utma=26279867.105098027.1389739827.1389739827.1389739827.1; __utmb=26279867.3.9.1389739827; __utmc=26279867; __utmz=26279867.1389739827.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none)

http://cldlr.com/?a=4702&c=56476&s1=&s2=viralhe

http://cldlr.com/?a=4702&c=56474&s1=&s2=Imphe

http://www.conductdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.55&prefix=FlashPlayerSetup&campid=4369&instid[appname]=FlashPlayer&instid[appsetupurl]=https://launchpad.net/lightspark/trunk/lightspark-0.5.3/ download/Lightspark-0.5.3-win32.exe&instid[appimageurl]=http://www.tsxnrey.com/i/White Smoke Inc/.../150x150_v1Logo.jpg&prefix=FlashPlayer&ti1=MTg3fDk4MnxVU3wzfDF8fA|c4020c18ac49f2e4c71e8ec2b43ff076|413bcc50-45d7-11e3-b62d-0025b320a860&capp=FlashPlayer

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-93-232.fra2.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.93.232:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-47-168.fra6.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.47.168:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-44-226.fra6.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.44.226:80)

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-23-96-46.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.23.96.46:80)

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