flashplayersetup__6595_i525565566_il111.exe

The application flashplayersetup__6595_i525565566_il111.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 15 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. 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. 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.
Version:
1.1.5.89

MD5:
0518ae0eaac47a0870d9a04f24b8bac7

SHA-1:
8d1d9112f70219360b5d1cd1a41ceed98e980f02

SHA-256:
8b0b5f0ed39303374a916a91de990e58dee018383d91bea288211d6095714f8d

Scanner detections:
15 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
10/16/2018 11:35:32 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Amonetiz
14.04.06

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen2
7.11.141.94

avast!
Win32:Amonetize-AM [PUP]
2014.9-140406

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.Amonetize
4.0.3.1446

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt
18052

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2467
9.0.1.096

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AJ (variant)
8.9639

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Amonetize
4/6/2014

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Amonetize
14.0.0.4057

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Amonetize.A
v2014.04.06.01

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Adware.932
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP
14.4.6.20

Sophos
Amonetize
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0404
7.2.96

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
28044

File size:
343 KB (351,232 bytes)

Product version:
1.1.5.89

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\flashplayersetup__6595_i525565566_il111.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/3/2014 3:26:52 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:st5ScViGmi8OUL9O1n9ZuYQWBjER4EGcemZ2YZ2WevVFb3jY7Ly0BZ7g8:st5ScViG78OURSn9ZuYQ2jEVT21vVFTK

Entry address:
0x29BE1

Entry point:
E8, C6, 97, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 53, 56, 8B, 44, 24, 18, 0B, C0, 75, 18, 8B, 4C, 24, 14, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 33, D2, F7, F1, 8B, D8, 8B, 44, 24, 0C, F7, F1, 8B, D3, EB, 41, 8B, C8, 8B, 5C, 24, 14, 8B, 54, 24, 10, 8B, 44, 24, 0C, D1, E9, D1, DB, D1, EA, D1, D8, 0B, C9, 75, F4, F7, F3, 8B, F0, F7, 64, 24, 18, 8B, C8, 8B, 44, 24, 14, F7, E6, 03, D1, 72, 0E, 3B, 54, 24, 10, 77, 08, 72, 07, 3B, 44, 24, 0C, 76, 01, 4E, 33, D2, 8B, C6, 5E, 5B, C2, 10, 00, 57, 8B, C6, 83, E0, 0F, 85, C0, 0F...
 
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Code size:
244.5 KB (250,368 bytes)

The file flashplayersetup__6595_i525565566_il111.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 26 URLs.

http://www.essentialdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.89&prefix=FlashPlayerSetup&campid=6595&capp=FlashPlayer&ti1=31976724751396756762

http://www.essentialdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.89&prefix=FlashPlayerSetup&campid=6595&capp=FlashPlayer&ti1=17688218621396705409

http://www.essentialdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.89&prefix=FlashPlayerSetup&campid=6595&capp=FlashPlayer&ti1=32022846601396726797

http://clkmon.com/.../sa?cid=CRSRDR-200118823300000000

http://www.essentialdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.89&prefix=FlashPlayerSetup&campid=6595&capp=FlashPlayer&ti1=15039853621396666285

http://www.essentialdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.89&prefix=FlashPlayerSetup&campid=6595&capp=FlashPlayer&ti1=u29fa9f32529a3cd42fbeb799ef

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