myscrapnook.195aa6890b924fd68a06e3856795633d.exe

My Scrap Nook

Mindspark Interactive Network

This is the installer stub for the Mindspark (Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc./Ask) browser toolbar which provides the offer to the end user to install the toolbar and set the browser's search, home page and new tab to an Ask.com search destination. The application myscrapnook.195aa6890b924fd68a06e3856795633d.exe, “My Scrap Nook Setup” by Mindspark Interactive Network has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer.
Publisher:
Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc.  (signed by Mindspark Interactive Network)

Product:
My Scrap Nook

Description:
My Scrap Nook Setup

Version:
2.7.1.1000

MD5:
478dc2d54a3eb8ed9c53b65f6a46dcba

SHA-1:
85b66cc7c870b38e4963d758f7d22f72328520f8

SHA-256:
9cac0483c3fb8fce6afd49b5f7a22e3d186e3b7b50c0b8b93678bd2256ca8800

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
5/23/2018 10:27:24 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Mindspark (M)
16.10.27.23

File size:
367.6 KB (376,400 bytes)

Product version:
2.7.1.1000

Copyright:
© 2015 Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. An IAC Company. All rights reserved.

Trademarks:
® & ™ Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. An IAC Company. All rights reserved.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\myscrapnook.195aa6890b924fd68a06e3856795633d.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/20/2015 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/19/2018 2:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Mindspark Interactive Network, O=Mindspark Interactive Network, L=Yonkers, S=New York, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
438D4291E43C2DFFEEAAAEE5B6C070B5

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/25/2013 7:01:44 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:TbUTp13hti/cXf/nhM+/87wBeat1RAAx94DqoJDXH6x9kXPRSDJikrHLAPS7EQRJ:TInhti/cXHN87wBe2Rf4DqodKHUPRSDD

Entry address:
0x3229

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 14, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, A2, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 1C, FF, 15, 34, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 34, 81, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, AC, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 4F, 43, 00, E8, 9F, 2E, 00, 00, A3, A4, 4E, 43, 00, 55, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, 50, 55, 68, B8, B1, 42, 00, FF, 15, 7C, 81, 40, 00, 68, C0, A2, 40, 00, 68, A0, 3E, 43, 00, E8, 0A, 2B, 00, 00, FF, 15, 38, 81, 40, 00, BB, 00, F0, 43, 00, 50, 53, E8, F8, 2A, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
24.5 KB (25,088 bytes)

The file myscrapnook.195aa6890b924fd68a06e3856795633d.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 46 URLs.

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.35acc67bf9194d0980615dbd450f1e9e.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.1033c9b1558445a8b3e537f093e4961a.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.e04f587de6aa461e824a464571c91bea.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.71cd15758ac045eeaf176fe58d25ee5a.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.de864198b8cc4ff3aa4cf206d1398e17.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.ae14ea2a59484592bc513cc37e154818.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.9a9ad0bd0ab4492a851a3d84fca39d04.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.2eaf5243ba98429dbbee53cbf79666f6.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.3c762a7b700643b393e969f34d00e859.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.15dc3ebf5a9f4d588fcca9cd6aba0593.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.a193815eb37d4a63920924a8a117e2ad.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.05284de2835f4cc3b9bfd43c80403804.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.44e8f650425c4aa5b39787537fe25f90.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.258692105d524885b4ae1f16edb3ef94.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.7aa8be223ed042929e55e9ea0d56305d.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.c115bf32888940fab79d5d104d68c7eb.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.87e9245dfcfc4f44ae0b17574eb3041b.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.4eb07286725f4fa18ec06c47528a780c.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.5474e34af59944a79046b2aa8ddc2172.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.960c06978a41458eb0522c5c17d351f3.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.ead04d5e2a4e434eb2bc6541816f0652.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.3c793a00dd7c408ab2723b26df284d87.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.e2f3b6142cf64f278fcd21198c20d26d.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.ddf1f4c4e9b642da942ee2e369b7a819.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.2da2bc8d44b240b09d8b0ff9bcec3d96.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.00ed8aac92d84892bb69eb61c2bc4c6c.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.8e3a8dfef2524f84b69d804efcae5629.exe

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http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.0de50a7440d847d4a4a1fa992f3419e8.exe

http://ak.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/vicinio/installers/v2/200781283.TTAB02.1/nsis/693360-TTAB02.1/161019122842456/.../MyScrapNook.054df6a6df884b548721482e374439b5.exe

Latest 30 of 46 download URLs

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

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to 74.113.237.180.lv.iaccap.com  (74.113.237.180:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to 74.113.233.180.df.iaccap.com  (74.113.233.180:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to 74.113.235.138.dub.iaccap.com  (74.113.235.138:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 74.113.233.192.df.iaccap.com  (74.113.233.192:80)

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Connects to a173-223-11-144.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (173.223.11.144:80)

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TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a104-82-93-2.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.82.93.2:443)

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TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a23-40-69-164.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.40.69.164:443)

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