flashplayersetup__3873_i326857050_il30.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_i326857050_il30.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 12 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:
e82cb835b2267bbd8bb1d4d672373aed

SHA-1:
0c5df1077a4421d146f52f643cb3e5d24f10b0ce

SHA-256:
9ebd54e52ae979e4e9d5406ab049cb86ce314d16886579c4075cfda944f288e0

Scanner detections:
12 / 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:
11/20/2018 5:05:36 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Amonetiz
2014.02.06

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/Amonetize.gter
7.11.129.130

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt
17735

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1655
9.0.1.043

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AD (variant)
8.9384

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Amonetize
2/12/2014

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.AdWare
t3scan.2.2.29

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallMonetizer
v2014.02.12.07

McAfee
Adware-Amonetize!E82CB835B226
5600.7222

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Amonetizeltd.g
14.8.7.19

Sophos
Amonetize
4.97

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
26162

File size:
331.5 KB (339,496 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_i326857050_il30.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/19/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/19/2015 1:59:59 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:
2/2/2014 12:37:23 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:4xoGR9s/pOxxZmaVXZTnBhR+HM7ieszTGxJ4b0f1CrNFPvmcAHK03TpTJQ5:4x7R9s/QxxZ5VXZ1hRqcxJtfI5FPv05a

Entry address:
0x273A4

Entry point:
E8, 9D, 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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Code size:
231 KB (236,544 bytes)

The file flashplayersetup__3873_i326857050_il30.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 17 URLs.

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=B22466095&Sysid1=B22466095&X64=N&admin=Y&browser=IEXPLORE.EXE&chver=&exe=ikjut__2249984&offver=&lang_DfltUser=04

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