foaie decont.exe

Moshe Karaso

This is a WebPick installer that bundles (with very minimal user consent) a number of adware browser extensions which inject ads in the browser. The application foaie decont.exe, “Installer for SoftSafe” by Moshe Karaso has been detected as adware by 27 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the WebPick InstalleRex (Tarma) installer. The setup program uses Web-Pick's InstalleRex download manager and installer to bundle potentially unwanted ad-supported software which includes toolbars and browser extensions through a pay-per-install monetization scheme.
Publisher:
SoftSafe  (signed by Moshe Karaso)

Product:
SoftSafe

Description:
Installer for SoftSafe

Version:
2013.2.28.1540

MD5:
138094d42c1647e9da9be6073366ed69

SHA-1:
e82e9e862d3c6db857ba9601b15faeba2ef56373

Scanner detections:
27 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstalleRex from WebPick Internet Holdings to install bundled add-ons including toolbars and other web browser extensions.

Analysis date:
12/16/2018 12:09:47 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Trojan.Generic.10039422
1043

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.InstalleRex
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
Adware/Win32.StartPage
14.03.28

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/Agent.298432
7.11.140.4

avast!
Win32:Downloader-TRK [Adw]
2014.9-140328

AVG
MalSign.Skodna.Bundle
2015.0.3521

Bitdefender
Trojan.Generic.10039422
1.0.20.435

Bkav FE
HW32.CDB
1.3.0.4959

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstalleRex.KG
18008

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1026
9.0.1.087

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Generic.10039422
8.14.03.28.03

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstalleRex
8.9608

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/InstalleRex
3/28/2014

F-Secure
Trojan.Generic.10039422
11.2014-28-03_6

G Data
Trojan.Generic.10039422
14.3.24

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:HEUR:Downloader.Win32.AdLoad
14.0.0.4102

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallerEx
v2014.03.28.03

MicroWorld eScan
Trojan.Generic.10039422
15.0.0.261

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Downware.ctkpjg
0.28.0.58720

nProtect
Trojan.Generic.10039422
14.03.28.01

Panda Antivirus
PUP/TSUploader
14.03.28.03

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM20.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
Adware.WebPick.Installer.M
14.8.7.17

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallRex!1.9E4C
23.00.65.14326

Sophos
InstallRex
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.AdLoad
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Installerex/WebPick
27802

File size:
291.3 KB (298,256 bytes)

Product version:
1.0

Copyright:
Copyright © 2012 SoftSafe

Original file name:
TSULoader.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
WebPick InstalleRex (Tarma)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\Documents and Settings\{user}\My documents\downloads\foaie decont.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/15/2012 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/16/2013 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Moshe Karaso, O=Moshe Karaso, STREET=Nahum 19, L=Ramat Gan, S=center, PostalCode=52233, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
55036D3C9B5C690240A409061736347F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/4/2013 11:49:08 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
8.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:Jr3+I5RxWBDg7V0eXze6OvA48UHQOeAkhY0lacMHSFMmgjyHQx:Jr3+I3sBDJejgP8Ak2rPSZgjywx

Entry address:
0x14DB

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 2C, 06, 00, 00, 53, 56, 33, DB, 57, 66, 89, 9D, DC, FB, FF, FF, 89, 5D, F4, 89, 5D, FC, FF, 15, 74, 30, 40, 00, A3, 08, 44, 40, 00, FF, 15, 70, 30, 40, 00, 8B, F8, 8D, 45, EC, 50, FF, 15, 6C, 30, 40, 00, FF, 15, 68, 30, 40, 00, 8B, F0, F7, D6, 33, F7, FF, 15, 64, 30, 40, 00, 33, F0, 8B, 45, F0, 33, 45, EC, 68, 04, 01, 00, 00, 33, F0, 8D, 85, D4, F9, FF, FF, 50, 53, FF, 15, 60, 30, 40, 00, 85, C0, 75, 41, FF, 15, 5C, 30, 40, 00, 83, F8, 78, 75, 1A, 68, A8, 32, 40, 00, E8, 43, FB, FF, FF...
 
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Entropy:
7.9274

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
7.5 KB (7,680 bytes)

The file foaie decont.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to r1.stylezip.info  (54.186.255.26:80)

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