photoscape-3.6.5.exe

PhotoScape

Sevas-S LLC

The application photoscape-3.6.5.exe by Sevas-S has been detected as adware by 17 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. According to AVG, this software downloads additional adware offers during setup. The file has been seen being downloaded from pt.joydownload.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
Sevas-S LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
PhotoScape

Version:
1.0.0.0

MD5:
477a52207229602bab79f1d8eb1df7ee

SHA-1:
a1c1934a8b119ccc13822df2ccbab97b8e2a032b

SHA-256:
0963c5ac9c5c6c9e9467aa5bf5b78736717ea9cf686b04cb419c9b4ffa7525d3

Scanner detections:
17 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Packages the OpenCandy software bundler that offers to install additional software and may include web browser add-ons and toolbars which display advertising (based on publisher settings and geo context).

Analysis date:
6/21/2018 1:34:42 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.OpenCandy
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Sevas.K
7.11.134.24

AVG
Downloader
2015.0.3531

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1446
9.0.1.0130

ESET NOD32
Win32/JoyDownloader
8.9616

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2014.5.10.4

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.OpenCandy
14.0.0.3889

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OpenCandy
v2014.03.18.09

McAfee
Artemis!477A52207229
5600.7187

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!477A52207229
7.7187

Reason Heuristics
PUP.SevasS.O
14.8.7.20

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.OpenCandy!1.9DE5
23.00.65.14316

Sophos
Generic PUA EB
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0208
7.2.77

Trend Micro
ADW_OPENCANDY
10.465.18

VIPRE Antivirus
Sevas-S Installer
27888

XVirus List
Win32.Detected
2.8.7

File size:
475.4 KB (486,840 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\photoscape-3.6.5.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/22/2013 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/22/2014 3:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Sevas-S LLC, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Sevas-S LLC, L=Kyiv, S=Kyivska oblast, C=UA

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:
527471E53862E2F90AB45ED4ACB8F4C2

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/19/2013 4:52:54 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:4aCrvSvFhjs17FEUDTTup+Ts9PJYz5jtNcB+/TRfY6:2r+Fhm7FjDHuzJYz5jtXTBY6

Entry address:
0x31B1

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 92, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 34, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 34, 71, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, AC, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 92, 42, 00, E8, 90, 2E, 00, 00, A3, A4, 91, 42, 00, 55, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, 50, 55, 68, 58, 06, 42, 00, FF, 15, 7C, 71, 40, 00, 68, C0, 92, 40, 00, 68, A0, 81, 42, 00, E8, FB, 2A, 00, 00, FF, 15, 38, 71, 40, 00, BB, 00, 40, 43, 00, 50, 53, E8, E9, 2A, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.8058

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

The file photoscape-3.6.5.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 44 URLs.

http://pt.joydownload.com/wi/81dc4a90ee564a559cc5b2d46835fd19/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://www.joydownload.com/wi/52f6810e7b6007295fd481be1f5c0f38/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://www.joydownload.com/wi/z1308sVRYtNPdtYQx12E5g/1396131130/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://pt.joydownload.com/wi/7ec483726830cd0a7a8b2929bdd61d08/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://pt.joydownload.com/wi/LJBYDIX2RVvO9X1jOL1SSQ/1396359009/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://www.joydownload.com/wi/kaE81KbTLQU4lnYyUZNLew/1395283397/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://pt.joydownload.com/wi/0a345ba1628642bc5de0bcd5d94f4718/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://pt.joydownload.com/wi/68ad19bbf9f4b215759062665fe99766/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://www.joydownload.com/wi/8cbc374131b2160fe25958f62a402351/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://www.joydownload.com/wi/fa4bad3c78e7587f9b9a425b31010d9e/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://pt.joydownload.com/wi/ad07a68e75f454d730bbedf91d107ffe/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://pt.joydownload.com/wi/VitFyIVb8fB7PMU2F3jvzA/1396153335/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

http://www.joydownload.com/wi/wrpkBJkiQDNoyzxIeWyiXA/1396159161/1/3/1/.../photoscape-3.6.5.exe

Latest 30 of 44 download URLs

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-21-66-175.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.21.66.175:80)

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