icreinstall_cr_downloader_fuer_pokemon-heartgold.exe

eCHANG Net Inc.

The installer utilizes InstallCore which may bundle about 3-4 offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application icreinstall_cr_downloader_fuer_pokemon-heartgold.exe by eCHANG Net has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the installCore installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. While running, it connects to the Internet address os.solvefile.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
eCHANG Net Inc.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
c6a67181d3323babf35a92e585d931fa

SHA-1:
b077d81d3eba43d972d806dae0568283d3e55747

SHA-256:
80afd7806de6bf01905cf9a6bdd4c61d684589e3bd6a8c5b6cdd778453b3cfcb

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Utilizes the InstallCore download manager that may bundle various adware-type offers.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
3/1/2017 8:18:08 PM UTC  (eight months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.1.15

File size:
610.2 KB (624,872 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_cr_downloader_fuer_pokemon-heartgold.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/31/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/1/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=eCHANG Net Inc., O=eCHANG Net Inc., STREET=3108 Willow Street, L=Vancouver, S=British Columbia, PostalCode=V5Z3P5, C=CA

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

Serial number:
0997D086DE4B5F5B73AA93E13ED58468

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to os.solvefile.com  (207.189.109.121:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdnus.solvefile.com  (207.189.109.121:80)