icreinstall_sonic-the-hedgehog.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_sonic-the-hedgehog.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. 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:
f28567128567b847796df73255eb265d

SHA-1:
9acdb9dae56580c0e7f7522111321f51ab080cd1

SHA-256:
03466c166b624c966768e0d70cf0687ca090fac3f9347648ae443433fca1908d

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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

Analysis date:
2/13/2017 5:12:40 AM UTC  (nine months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.2.13.0

File size:
1.1 MB (1,194,112 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_sonic-the-hedgehog.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
12/9/2012 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
1/6/2015 5:59:59 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 5:22:17 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0xD6B90

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, F0, B8, 24, 09, 42, 00, E8, DE, D9, FF, FF, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
6.7666

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
869.5 KB (890,368 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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