---r=download-index.exe

SoftApp

Artur Kozak

The installer which is distributed via file sharing sites such as TusFiles uses the 'download manager' which wraps the original file in a adware filled bundle. The application ---r=download-index.exe, “Installer for SoftApp” by Artur Kozak has been detected as adware by 21 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the WebPick InstalleRex (Tarma) installer. The setup program uses Web-Pick's InstalleRex download manager and installer to bundle potentially unwanted ad-supported software which includes toolbars and browser extensions through a pay-per-install monetization scheme.
Publisher:
SetApp  (signed by Artur Kozak)

Product:
SoftApp

Description:
Installer for SoftApp

Version:
2014.1.29.1621

MD5:
11e23387b2a1f9a5623351c8ef518310

SHA-1:
0afc0a833b391b75e57273593b2d05449f0b902a

SHA-256:
1467c8c99848a3d627703a16fef0cdcc6d0d0595355983f927fa0b67fa20a170

Scanner detections:
21 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This bunder users the InstalleRex from WebPick Internet Holdings to install add-ons such as web browser extensions, coupon plugins (WebSave) and toolbars distributed via the tusfiles.net download site.

Analysis date:
9/21/2018 3:21:05 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.TSULoader
2014.02.14

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/AdLoad.ger
7.11.131.104

Antiy Labs AVL
RiskWare[Downloader:not-a-virus,HEUR]/Win32.AdLoad.15
0.1.0.1

avast!
Win32:InstalleRex-AH [PUP]
2014.9-140213

AVG
MalSign.Generic
2015.0.3564

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1541
9.0.1.044

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Heur.MSIL.Krypt
8.14.02.13.07

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstalleRex
8.9420

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/InstalleRex
2/13/2014

G Data
Win32.Application.Installerex
14.2.24

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.175.11164

Kaspersky
Trojan.Win32.AntiFW
14.0.0.4316

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.DownAdLoad.g.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Tarma
v2014.02.13.07

Panda Antivirus
PUP/TSUploader
14.02.13.07

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM20.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
Adware.WebPick.Installer.T
14.8.8.0

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallRex!1.9E4C
23.00.65.14211

Sophos
InstallRex
4.97

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.AdLoad
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Installerex/WebPick
26438

File size:
313.8 KB (321,360 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.2

Copyright:
Copyright © 2014 SetApp

Original file name:
TSULoader.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
WebPick InstalleRex (Tarma)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\---r=download-index.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/21/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/22/2014 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Artur Kozak, O=Artur Kozak, STREET=Parkovaya 19, L=Kyiv, S=Kyiv, PostalCode=04078, C=UA

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00E03731FB48F020DDF5953B6498B83BC6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/12/2013 4:51:45 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
8.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:trK9uEo2S1YnQmCX492DkwNP3qpYFtcM7dZssr+Ixf6LuDTKD2ay9KGYG0LId:tryu6/eIo4vMResyEf0uP9d9UG0E

Entry address:
0x14DB

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 2C, 06, 00, 00, 53, 56, 33, DB, 57, 66, 89, 9D, DC, FB, FF, FF, 89, 5D, F4, 89, 5D, FC, FF, 15, 74, 30, 40, 00, A3, 08, 44, 40, 00, FF, 15, 70, 30, 40, 00, 8B, F8, 8D, 45, EC, 50, FF, 15, 6C, 30, 40, 00, FF, 15, 68, 30, 40, 00, 8B, F0, F7, D6, 33, F7, FF, 15, 64, 30, 40, 00, 33, F0, 8B, 45, F0, 33, 45, EC, 68, 04, 01, 00, 00, 33, F0, 8D, 85, D4, F9, FF, FF, 50, 53, FF, 15, 60, 30, 40, 00, 85, C0, 75, 41, FF, 15, 5C, 30, 40, 00, 83, F8, 78, 75, 1A, 68, A8, 32, 40, 00, E8, 43, FB, FF, FF...
 
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Entropy:
7.9529

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
7.5 KB (7,680 bytes)

The file ---r=download-index.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to r1.getapplicationmy.info  (54.201.215.30:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to c1.getapplicationmy.info  (54.201.215.30:80)

 
http://c1.getapplicationmy.info/?step_id=1&installer_id=2137334&publisher_id=116&source_id=0&page_id=0&affiliate_id=0&country_code=ES&locale=EN&browser_id=2&download_id=2737339&external_id=2167424

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