setup.exe

Installer

Stepitapp LLC

The application setup.exe by Stepitapp has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The file has been seen being downloaded from ads.adsrvmedia.com and multiple other hosts. While running, it connects to the Internet address www.ibbalance.com on port 443.
Publisher:
Stepitapp LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.0.0.0

MD5:
2ac3e33ded69b2405d8d9b71276eaa59

SHA-1:
4e5ee41a60b88cf524ea8864a9e48c9e7e5f19ea

SHA-256:
6e194321fc5bedecce57f0366d0c873927ad4219b53513b9d99f41e65cbed39e

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
10/15/2018 4:31:47 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Stepitapp.Installer (M)
15.12.10.9

File size:
395.4 KB (404,912 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright © 2013

Original file name:
FinalInstaller.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
12/10/2013 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
12/11/2014 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Stepitapp LLC, O=Stepitapp LLC, POBox=1252, STREET=9 W. 31st Street, L=Bayonne, S=New Jersey, PostalCode=07002, C=US

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

Serial number:
00EA7DEF51F4F715C2C81433CCD6B15766

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/14/2014 8:23:01 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:z8YewCKibqI59PpOPf201/z7pumJI9ftR2lD2K7A:zrwKibqI59Pk2cb7pumJ0ftR2lC8A

Entry address:
0x60F1E

Entry point:
FF, 25, 00, 20, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.1906

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
380 KB (389,120 bytes)

The file setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

http://ads.adsrvmedia.com/event/click/0/7gs9YY_3-HRCN93Xv24NttWJNXzmFO-JYcdbWCTbtR7eXcWSEdrSIwL5L6GZWt8ZkDca30xKpi2L7yrbu26IeFzfFhPaCafsO1GHJj_XlkdSnVYMbODA79K4okcWrJrCtjl20i5ec2iG4AVKiD2JqZP7vKGHfhS_23BS-KNP3ftkGTZXEM2bb9OTEiOMgld1feNej_f7NGCaPC0Y-EdBEBo0y70PXxUA-CPFO2kXQsCsJ8BZKDelwd4nOh0Uwm3wbmz5G2qzxdU2rjWpPb0Wt2vLgi12_ZM6NpL4C-8eUCMpSYkNy7xA-NJw-xqnISqL0F7FiXdoTJ-QeZ6axYsEYCUCC8l9dVq3LOsr47JIEJ9wFnUYqObgn1eoBMePomUlMrkWiPOyp81J3rV8jUhdwiW5UwY1ktReX4nwe1s/.../

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.softologic.com  (174.37.181.31:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to www.ibbalance.com  (173.192.190.227:443)

TCP (HTTP):

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