icreinstall_kitara_installer.exe

Game Awesome LLC

The installer utilizes InstallCore which may bundle about 3-4 offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application icreinstall_kitara_installer.exe by Game Awesome has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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:
Game Awesome LLC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
316c3fc857674e25cf0c01c4e2e9b217

SHA-1:
f7632c11b38968f2fc5ea255b32b290675849c90

SHA-256:
05df685ddde983dac8baa60248f935bea0697924f2e358dbc0c213c8d22891ff

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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

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:
3/16/2017 3:36:41 AM UTC  (eight months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.15.23

File size:
751.3 KB (769,344 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_kitara_installer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
12/9/2012 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
1/6/2015 3:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Game Awesome LLC, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Game Awesome LLC, L=Weston, S=Florida, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
082CB3EC06ACAE2DAA2C8AA5685B84F6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 3:22:17 PM

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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Entropy:
7.8882

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)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdneu.webfilescdn.com  (65.254.40.36:80)

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