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:
6b3a4060b98616a806252e98b0cd815d

SHA-1:
ddacb66b3707a3815f7d29dd2a4280ccee329919

SHA-256:
40b6578c7c96a986f6398946740b5fc0ab84bba011e9ad8a9e51ce099ecf249d

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:
11/14/2018 2:07:18 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

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

File size:
313 KB (320,520 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:
12/5/2013 3:09:43 PM

Valid to:
12/5/2014 3:09:43 PM

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

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
4EAD03AB9EAF7D

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/6/2014 1:50:03 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:cV24jwnTGLyoE2fsAu6i6xgB1A/QXoCPk96zmu0Y3+:cV2mwnTyyoE2fsz6xgBu1CjH+

Entry address:
0x1573

Entry point:
E8, BF, 26, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 28, 03, 00, 00, A3, D8, CF, 40, 00, 89, 0D, D4, CF, 40, 00, 89, 15, D0, CF, 40, 00, 89, 1D, CC, CF, 40, 00, 89, 35, C8, CF, 40, 00, 89, 3D, C4, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 15, F0, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 0D, E4, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 1D, C0, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 05, BC, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 25, B8, CF, 40, 00, 66, 8C, 2D, B4, CF, 40, 00, 9C, 8F, 05, E8, CF, 40, 00, 8B, 45, 00, A3, DC, CF, 40, 00, 8B, 45, 04, A3, E0, CF, 40, 00, 8D, 45, 08, A3, EC, CF, 40...
 
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Code size:
30.5 KB (31,232 bytes)

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

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