kaotr480_downloader-i2kwwdzw7.exe

Somoto Ltd.

Somoto uses a monetization platform known as the 'Better Installer' to provide the ability of 3rd party developers to bundle various adware packages through an affiliate pay-per-install program. The application kaotr480_downloader-i2kwwdzw7.exe by Somoto has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a setup program which is used to install the application. The file has been seen being downloaded from fileforever.net.
Publisher:
Somoto Ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
0330e8288197224bd55eac7f29a6e9c1

SHA-1:
6ef7543c446351778ccb355034e288e19628a3ce

SHA-256:
26d876f6bedeb481f6d7808637e5a335a9c40e8d26705bf245be7d97d1c6b042

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.

Analysis date:
11/25/2017 8:29:47 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Somoto.DD
14.10.9.19

File size:
220 KB (225,280 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\kaotr480_downloader-i2kwwdzw7.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
7/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/2/2015 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Ltd., O=Somoto Ltd., L=Tel Aviv, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
6A0C39D0252522A9C448352858ACAACB

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 9:14:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:aA0m3D0oEEZEOMrhVS3hg12pcw7asLPsGwAIe:aA0iD0oEE3wVS36+Ntwa

Entry address:
0x39AC

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, 7C, 01, 00, 00, E8, 97, 46, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 42, 43, 00, 00, 6A, 00, E8, AB, 46, 00, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 88, 4C, 42, 00, E8, B1, 28, 00, 00, 6A, 00, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 38, 4D, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 90, FE, FF, FF, 50, 6A, 00, 68, A4, A2, 40, 00, E8, F0, 45, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, A5, A2, 40, 00, 68, 68, 4D, 42, 00, E8, EF, 2A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 18, E8, FE, 42, 00, 00, 52, 52, 50, 68, 00, D0, 42, 00, E8, DA, 2A, 00, 00, 57, 6A, 00, E8, 39, 42, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Entropy:
7.7518  (probably packed)

Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

The file kaotr480_downloader-i2kwwdzw7.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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