savingsexplorer.exe

Savings Explorer

Engaging Apps

This is the installer application for a 50onRed advertising supported software package (displays ads in the browser and may hijack the home and search pages of the web browser). The application savingsexplorer.exe, “Savings Explorer Installer” by Engaging Apps has been detected as adware by 2 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Nullsoft Install System installer. This web browser addon will display additional advertisements in the user's browser including popup, banner, contextual hyperlinks as well as affiliate links.
Publisher:
Innovative Apps  (signed by Engaging Apps)

Product:
Savings Explorer

Description:
Savings Explorer Installer

Version:
1.29.153.2

MD5:
2a48d2905407bff4e7d61f9f2aa39c72

SHA-1:
91dfda5f093b31c457976c07ae872fbfe51a47b2

SHA-256:
a6ccbb3348f6fc6bc58eb24331ebe7de13761db01bbeb52eac4a4fa7b678ee58

Scanner detections:
2 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Browser extension that injects additional advertisements (banner and text links) on web pages.

Analysis date:
10/15/2019 10:59:27 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.EngagingApps.P
14.8.7.21

VIPRE Antivirus
GamePlayLabs
22552

File size:
3.7 MB (3,886,536 bytes)

Copyright:
Copyright Innovative Apps

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\savingsexplorer.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/3/2013 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/4/2014 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Engaging Apps, O=Engaging Apps, L=Philadelphia, S=Pennsylvania, C=US

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

Serial number:
632EEBD9B987BC680D444D8675A26545

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/19/2012 7:01:49 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:NpJg6B8jyK/wGP4X9ghHnelWqxnzt48PRG3+wvdOxhtk:NrgS8jK/X9qHn+WqBzpGnvdEk

Entry address:
0x4327

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, 93, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, 94, 42, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, 94, 42, 00, 56, A3, 40, 7B, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 7B, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, 94, 42, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Entropy:
7.9929  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

The file savingsexplorer.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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