launcher__5764_il2604901.exe

The application launcher__5764_il2604901.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. The setup program bundles adware offers using the Amonetize, a Pay-Per-Install (PPI) monetization and distribution download manager. The software offerings provided are based on the PC's geo-location at the time of install. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.innovativedownload.com and multiple other hosts.
Version:
1.1.6.20

MD5:
bc6983075a3570a6883fbd412804d808

SHA-1:
e82e98d39f0f46ca27d67f317d3b10015fb725cd

SHA-256:
399af2519eafaef22adf3b07dfb89f1fa468d50d0f425b4790f02250e9869af9

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Potentially 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:
8/20/2018 2:21:44 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Amonetiz
14.04.21

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen2
7.11.144.160

avast!
Win32:Amonetize-AM [PUP]
2014.9-140421

AVG
Generic_r
2015.0.3497

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.Amonetize
4.0.3.14421

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2467
9.0.1.0111

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AJ (variant)
8.9703

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.Win32.Amonetize
14.0.0.3982

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Amonetize.A
v2014.04.21.01

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Amonetize.cwjmfz
0.28.0.59288

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Adware.932
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP
14.4.21.13

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.Adware!6.17D8
23.00.65.14419

Sophos
Amonetize
4.98

File size:
344 KB (352,256 bytes)

Product version:
1.1.6.20

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\launcher__5764_il2604901.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/21/2014 11:00:54 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:xUr8+3BSmyBKA8eHZNbiOjBXkT9IDweO2KYvmLmpimHjQYtVELXUBgFk:xUr8+RSzBKc5NbiOtXkLomipimcCBz

Entry address:
0x29E11

Entry point:
E8, C6, 97, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 53, 56, 8B, 44, 24, 18, 0B, C0, 75, 18, 8B, 4C, 24, 14, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 33, D2, F7, F1, 8B, D8, 8B, 44, 24, 0C, F7, F1, 8B, D3, EB, 41, 8B, C8, 8B, 5C, 24, 14, 8B, 54, 24, 10, 8B, 44, 24, 0C, D1, E9, D1, DB, D1, EA, D1, D8, 0B, C9, 75, F4, F7, F3, 8B, F0, F7, 64, 24, 18, 8B, C8, 8B, 44, 24, 14, F7, E6, 03, D1, 72, 0E, 3B, 54, 24, 10, 77, 08, 72, 07, 3B, 44, 24, 0C, 76, 01, 4E, 33, D2, 8B, C6, 5E, 5B, C2, 10, 00, 57, 8B, C6, 83, E0, 0F, 85, C0, 0F...
 
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Entropy:
6.4377

Code size:
245.5 KB (251,392 bytes)

The file launcher__5764_il2604901.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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