SevereWeatherAlerts.exe

Severe Weather Alerts

Weather Notifications LLC

The application SevereWeatherAlerts.exe, “SevereWeatherAlerts” by Weather Notifications has been detected as adware by 2 anti-malware scanners. This file is typically installed with the program Severe Weather Alerts by Weather Notifications, LLC which is a potentially unwanted software program.
Publisher:
Weather Notifications, LLC  (signed by Weather Notifications LLC)

Product:
Severe Weather Alerts

Description:
SevereWeatherAlerts

Version:
1.21.0.0

MD5:
74b457db24e9a1677e0d841686f11c95

SHA-1:
d281d5b53a07a24fc3f5a48862007ecb49f79f67

SHA-256:
68c6e2521e232c72da81215a25218bc11758c37010c67dfb52c8478e3a3682a9

Scanner detections:
2 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
8/8/2014 5:46:49 AM UTC  (three months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.WeatherNotifications.T
14.8.8.1

VIPRE Antivirus
SevereWeatherAlerts
24868

File size:
82.2 KB (84,184 bytes)

Product version:
1.21.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright © 2013. All Rights Reserved.

Original file name:
SevereWeatherAlerts.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\user\appdata\local\severeweatheralerts\severeweatheralerts.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
6/13/2013 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/14/2014 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Weather Notifications LLC, O=Weather Notifications LLC, STREET=250 Park Ave Ste 504, L=Minneapolis, S=MN, PostalCode=55415, C=US

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

Serial number:
0D57C9460FE0C441B8FDD693F1AC6CD7

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/1/2013 8:09:30 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
8.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
1536:OXyyQOOOOOOOOO/OOOOOOOOEPr+uh+svIQRzsZiJmwhEi:aQOOOOOOOOO/OOOOOOOOEZ/vIozsZiJr

Entry address:
0xBECE

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:
4.5338

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

Code size:
40 KB (40,960 bytes)

The file SevereWeatherAlerts.exe has been discovered within the following program.

Severe Weather Alerts  by Weather Notifications, LLC
Some versions of the Weather Notifications software bundles various potentially unwanted software such as toolbar and web browser extensions using the Tuguu DomalQ download manager.
www.severeweatheralerts.net
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The following containers package SevereWeatherAlerts.exe in it.

4 / 68      (PUP)
swa1_23.exe  (d0d7e5684389df9ffbb732283ab6cf0441d277a8)

2 / 68      (inconclusive)
swa1_23.exe  1.23.0.0  (b2500022a9e6b2f39f3bc1760b38fe64f07c04af)

1 / 68      (Adware)
SevereWeatherAlerts.exe  1.21.0.0  (c6b28ec94716427c399ef5948f382fdd85027916)

5 / 68      (Adware)
airbfc0.exe  (775ceb1bd0d24df850773b5b57ea588983aa18d2)

8 / 68      (Adware)
swa1_26.exe  (7c361656736dde97cdbe126d66dee13c7bdff0fa)

2 / 68      (Adware)
trial.exe  (d8c51f5f73e9181b137658d840f098167121c173)

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