icreinstall_harvest moon another wonderful life (u)(oneup).exe

Nikem

InstallSpeedy (New Media Holdings Ltd.)

The installer utilizes InstallCore which may bundle about 3-4 offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application icreinstall_harvest moon another wonderful life (u)(oneup).exe, “Nikem Setup ” by InstallSpeedy (New Media Holdings) 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:

Product:
Nikem

Description:
Nikem Setup

Version:
1.8.2.5

MD5:
8e0175b342368a43ae4b002858c961d8

SHA-1:
8fa36a39f872164951991e5dbf4306d77e725a20

SHA-256:
494c0b39a7a5346ec3475d04512cbfaa49023c9eada7d0001155ccb5c640bbd2

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:
12/5/2019 11:27:02 PM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.NewMedia.NMH (M)
17.3.16.12

File size:
946.3 KB (968,960 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_harvest moon another wonderful life (u)(oneup).exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
3/15/2016 1:40:35 PM

Valid to:
7/11/2017 11:28:33 AM

Subject:
CN=InstallSpeedy (New Media Holdings Ltd.), O=InstallSpeedy (New Media Holdings Ltd.), L=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
1121F59EA8A6B04CAE5E738F6CB09D295BDB

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 7:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0xAA98

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 2E, 86, FF, FF, E8, 35, 98, FF, FF, E8, 9C, 9B, FF, FF, E8, B7, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 56, BF, FF, FF, E8, ED, E8, FF, FF, E8, 54, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 69, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 32, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, D0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, 11, F1, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, C2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, 24, 93, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 66, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
40.5 KB (41,472 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)