The file belongs to the ClientConnect (Conduit/Perion) platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and browser add-ons. The application incredimail_tsa26k9c2.exe by ClientConnect 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 Perion Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from e5852b452a054e15b9463baa748169e2.setuping-onlinedrive.com. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.dmccint.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
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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.
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.
3/16/2017 5:47:33 PM UTC (one month ago)
647 KB (662,520 bytes)
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
Perion Download Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)
2/4/2014 1:00:00 AM
2/6/2016 12:59:59 AM
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, OU=WL, O=ClientConnect LTD, L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL
2/24/2012 8:19:59 PM
Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x
28 KB (28,672 bytes)
The file incredimail_tsa26k9c2.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.
The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.