format_factory_4.0.0.0.exe

Software

International Data Group Poland S.A.

The application format_factory_4.0.0.0.exe, “Software Setup ” by International Data Group Poland S.A has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a setup and installation application and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software. While running, it connects to the Internet address interest.monitormaildepot.net on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
International Data Group Poland S.A.  (signed and verified)

Product:
Software

Description:
Software Setup

MD5:
2e3296fb03ed7505713e8ac2d8b41765

SHA-1:
a09fdc37b87402a1769f2c807bc5792d19685ef4

SHA-256:
ac116b10922e9e2aa372589b9ce2e2bd7aa393d4c62c7cba3a6384aa15eeae63

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
2/2/2017 12:21:50 AM UTC  (eight months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP (M)
17.2.1.19

File size:
1.8 MB (1,840,288 bytes)

Product version:
3.2.2

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\programs\format_factory_4.0.0.0.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
8/30/2016 3:21:17 PM

Valid to:
8/31/2017 3:21:17 PM

Subject:
CN=International Data Group Poland S.A., O=International Data Group Poland S.A., L=Warszawa, C=PL

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G3, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
64A80379DAA3514FAED45E16

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/9/2014 12:58:13 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0x113BC

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, A4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, C4, 89, 45, C0, 89, 45, A4, 89, 45, D0, 89, 45, C8, 89, 45, CC, 89, 45, D4, 89, 45, D8, 89, 45, EC, B8, 2C, 00, 41, 00, E8, E8, 51, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 9E, 1A, 41, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 5A, 1A, 41, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 48, 5B, 41, 00, E8, 16, D8, FF, FF, E8, 65, D3, FF, FF, 80, 3D, DC, 2A, 41, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 2B, D9, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, 80, 32, FF, FF, 8D, 55, EC, 33, C0, E8, E2, A3, FF, FF, 8B, 55, EC, B8, 50, 86...
 
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Entropy:
7.9601

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
63.5 KB (65,024 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to interest.monitormaildepot.net  (67.229.68.202:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-214-247-42.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.214.247.42:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-176-34-130-130.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (176.34.130.130:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-229-133-176.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.229.133.176:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-154-109-8.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.154.109.8:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-154-229-88.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.154.229.88:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-208-40-227.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.208.40.227:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-50-196-247.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.50.196.247:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-30-226-196.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.30.226.196:80)

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