java.exe

Payments Interactive SL

This is the Tuguu DomaIQ download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application java.exe by Payments Interactive SL 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 TUGUU DomaIQ Setup installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as the free Oracle Java Runtime but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Payments Interactive SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
bb4be05ef31ad48801f5aad8455e6553

SHA-1:
78f5e396a164343efb7a62c483decda221a68286

SHA-256:
121a5206723dc33761c3f6183fc8805c291ce1483fca6e6365ab413bee3c9e0d

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
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.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
11/15/2018 7:49:02 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tuguu.PaymentsInteractive.Bundler (M)
15.12.10.23

File size:
596.4 KB (610,704 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
TUGUU DomaIQ Setup

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\java.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
2/7/2014 2:58:55 PM

Valid to:
2/7/2015 2:58:55 PM

Subject:
CN=Payments Interactive SL, O=Payments Interactive SL, L=Adeje, S=Santa cruz de Tenerife, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2, OU=http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
2B974AA267457F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/7/2014 10:33:59 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:OWxoLQLROU9VU+Fm5Vl/byM8aQg0UrOjmpit1wKX0eCuZjJSFOqWYUm:pxoOROUaV0Uqjm4lXpJZjJiOqWm

Entry address:
0x2C42

Entry point:
E8, 1E, 2E, 00, 00, E9, 79, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 48, 02, 42, 00, E8, 04, 01, 00, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 85, F6, 74, 75, 83, 3D, D8, 6F, 42, 00, 03, 75, 43, 6A, 04, E8, 20, 30, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 56, E8, 43, 31, 00, 00, 59, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 09, 56, 50, E8, 64, 31, 00, 00, 59, 59, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0B, 00, 00, 00, 83, 7D, E4, 00, 75, 37, FF, 75, 08, EB, 0A, 6A, 04, E8, F4, 2E, 00, 00, 59, C3, 56, 6A, 00, FF, 35, 4C, 6A, 42, 00, FF, 15, 64, D0, 41, 00, 85, C0, 75, 16, E8, DB, 0A, 00...
 
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Code size:
109.5 KB (112,128 bytes)

The file java.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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