safeads.exe

OPTI ADS LTD

The application safeads.exe by OPTI ADS has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 14 anti-malware scanners. It is set to automatically start when a user logs into Windows via the current user run registry key under the display name ‘Safe-Ads’. While running, it connects to the Internet address ny1wv3280.xglobe.net on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
OPTI ADS LTD  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.3.0.0

MD5:
f6d1a993dc1e2bad81b888571cec1213

SHA-1:
5ea65d4afaa3d36e4a14455a6f0af150d4891337

SHA-256:
9a8ca0c4d1e2eacf10f1cdeed09319032079ce47cb17c012512dc3372f7ce147

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
8/18/2018 10:56:28 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
PUA/Montiera.Gen7
8.3.2.2

avast!
Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
2014.9-150908

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.Montiera
4.0.3.15821

Bkav FE
W32.HfsAdware
1.3.0.7062

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.12518
9.0.1.0251

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Adware.PayByAds.K
8.15.09.08.04

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.AG potentially unwanted (variant)
9.12107

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Montiera
8/21/2015

F-Secure
Adware.PayByAds.K
11.2015-08-09_3

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OptiAds.A
v2015.08.21.10

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Downware.dvezxf
0.30.24.3079

Reason Heuristics
Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP
15.9.8.12

Sophos
Generic PUA HC (PUA)
4.98

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
43280

File size:
657.9 KB (673,696 bytes)

Copyright:
All rights reserved.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\delta\delta\1.3.28.0\safeads.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
3/13/2015 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/23/2016 3:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN=OPTI ADS LTD, O=OPTI ADS LTD, L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
019E7E421DD92BB6922755CD51B3A65C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/2/2015 6:54:43 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:Q5Zdt7y6CMpGootBZAD60UOhDB3V4QzU55LYyIUUZNzvy6PhSmTQew+/6FgTdFRQ:UzgtO2QzZNzvyjmTQewu6Fqny

Entry address:
0x55C8A

Entry point:
E8, 95, AD, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 48, 43, 49, 00, 74, 13, 41, 83, F9, 2D, 72, F1, 8D, 48, ED, 83, F9, 11, 77, 0E, 6A, 0D, 58, 5D, C3, 8B, 04, CD, 4C, 43, 49, 00, 5D, C3, 05, 44, FF, FF, FF, 6A, 0E, 59, 3B, C8, 1B, C0, 23, C1, 83, C0, 08, 5D, C3, E8, E5, 38, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 06, B8, B0, 44, 49, 00, C3, 83, C0, 08, C3, E8, D2, 38, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 06, B8, B4, 44, 49, 00, C3, 83, C0, 0C, C3, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, E2, FF, FF, FF, 8B, 4D, 08...
 
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Code size:
471 KB (482,304 bytes)

Startup File (User Run)
Registry location:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Name:
Safe-Ads

Command:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\delta\delta\1.3.28.0\safeads.exe


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to NY1WV3659  (204.145.82.27:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to NY1WV3438  (204.145.82.24:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to NY1WV3561  (204.145.82.26:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ny1wv3280.xglobe.net  (204.145.82.20:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-172-16-22-200.ec2.internal  (172.16.22.200:8080)

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