minecraft premium account gene downloader__3687_i400818195_il6490054.exe

Installer

Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd.

This is the Amonetize download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application minecraft premium account gene downloader__3687_i400818195_il6490054.exe by Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) has been detected as adware by 11 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer. 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 installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as Minecraft but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.26

MD5:
8d3386f3ace9ecb3162ad34b097e890d

SHA-1:
ee306e956a3e2e9751ad1e65bb67b5c69472ef72

SHA-256:
2780dcb8f4922fad30e6bd266ed0ac124711d9c68f077abf77af9468ea04883e

Scanner detections:
11 / 68

Status:
Adware

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
11/22/2018 10:17:03 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Amonetiz
2014.03.05

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/Adware.Gen2
7.11.134.184

avast!
Win32:Adware-BJY [PUP]
2014.9-140305

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1575
9.0.1.064

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AG (variant)
8.9500

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Amonetize.A
v2014.03.05.05

McAfee
Artemis!8D3386F3ACE9
5600.7201

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.ShetefSolutionsConsulting1998.?
14.8.8.3

Sophos
Amonetize
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0303
7.2.64

XVirus List
Win32.Detected
2.8.8

File size:
149.1 KB (152,704 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.12

Copyright:
Copyright(c), All Rights Reserved.

Original file name:
Installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\minecraft premium account gene downloader__3687_i400818195_il6490054.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
7/23/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/24/2014 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd., O=Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998) Ltd., L=Rannana, S=Israel, C=IL

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

Serial number:
7C23DBB97FAFBB9D28D413F836202024

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/3/2014 9:54:13 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:/FRaUShj9tJIQXnZDjLPTHVleEfno/SuHRNszJM:Nahj9TljDTHVlHn63s1M

Entry address:
0x599D0

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, A0, 43, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 70, FC, FF, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 10, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89...
 
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Entropy:
7.7905

Packer / compiler:
UPX 2.90LZMA]

Code size:
128 KB (131,072 bytes)

The file minecraft premium account gene downloader__3687_i400818195_il6490054.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 16 URLs.

http://www.transdownload.com/download.php?version=1.1.5.26&campid=2299&instid[appsetupurl]=&instid[appname]=DownloadSetup&instid[appimageurl]=http://.../dl.png&prefix=DownloadSetup&ti1=p191.res.0.result.34167e2104&ti2=4316793735

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.softologic.com  (174.37.181.31:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to www.ibbalance.com  (173.192.190.227:443)