flashplayersetup__3873_i298819512_il155.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_i298819512_il155.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 17 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. With this installer, users are expecting to download the free Adobe Flash Player but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
Amônétízé Ltd  (signed by Amonetize ltd.)

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.55

MD5:
82ee6c77a3ea1f606616eafcf0da63cc

SHA-1:
546565364adaa2a15a5f44f8aa88042b2f451aba

SHA-256:
c41d9f73b15548f22c7b21097433d629dab93282c0c721a1261a4e316ddd36a2

Scanner detections:
17 / 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 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:
1/18/2018 6:44:48 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Amonetiz
2014.02.20

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen2
7.11.132.182

avast!
Win32:Amonetize-E [PUP]
2014.9-140425

AVG
Generic_r
2015.0.3493

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt
17815

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1655
9.0.1.0115

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AD (variant)
8.9446

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Amonetize
4/25/2014

G Data
Win32.Application.Amonetize
14.4.24

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11210

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallMonetizer
v2014.04.25.02

McAfee
Adware-Amonetize!82EE6C77A3EA
5600.7149

McAfee Web Gateway
Adware-Amonetize!82EE6C77A3EA
7.7149

Qihoo 360 Security
HEUR/Malware.QVM10.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Amonetizeltd.h
14.8.7.20

Sophos
Amonetize
4.97

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
26646

File size:
330.5 KB (338,472 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}\appdata\local\temp\flashplayersetup__3873_i298819512_il155.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/19/2015 12:59:59 AM

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:
1/28/2014 7:03:45 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:aVWKFWHTw9rEQIA7YQKJIGB5k1qKme3iHGF7Eb07JA8eIMpooP/nmpjG5:aVBFWzw9rsA7YQKuG5ksOF7Z7ShIcoor

Entry address:
0x27204

Entry point:
E8, 9A, 95, 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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Entropy:
6.4597

Code size:
230.5 KB (236,032 bytes)

The file flashplayersetup__3873_i298819512_il155.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 21 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=MTg3fDk4MnxCR3wzfDF8fA|c4020c18ac49f2e4c71e8ec2b43ff076|b6bfda90-6335-11e3-b7ee-0025b320a860&capp=FlashPlayer

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

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=MTc1fDk4MnxDTHwzfDF8fA|c4020c18ac49f2e4c71e8ec2b43ff076|ec5a4de1-6225-11e3-862b-0025b320a860&capp=FlashPlayer

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=MTEwfDk4MnxJUXwzfDF8fA|c4020c18ac49f2e4c71e8ec2b43ff076|f4b57281-4b91-11e3-adf5-0025b320a860&capp=FlashPlayer

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.soledownload.com  (54.225.181.84:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.activemonetizer.com  (23.23.96.46:80)

 
http://www.activemonetizer.com/index.php?Net2=v2.0.50727&Net4=&OSversion=NT5.1SP3&Slv=&Sysid=B24565467&Sysid1=B24565467&X64=N&admin=Y&browser=IEXPLORE.EXE&chver=&exe=ikjut__4349356&offver=&lang_DfltUser=04

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