skymonkam__2155_il615670.exe

Installer

Amonetize ltd.

This is the Amonetize download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application skymonkam__2155_il615670.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer. The installer uses the InstallMonetizer platform which will donwload and install adware toolbars and other potentially unwanted software offers during setup.
Publisher:
Amônétízé Ltd  (signed by Amonetize ltd.)

Product:
Installer

Version:
1.1.5.26

MD5:
8bd496b8564fd4c72c0b14251529bfa0

SHA-1:
b69893b612fdba25a2fa2915e3f8b23783d9cc8d

SHA-256:
337d8f8e70370e2f1b7d410c7c0fb1345ab94027e7569f6cc71b3c5f6c60423a

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This setup file is a re-distribution of the original program that bundles various adware offers during installation including toolbars and browser search extensions.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
8/22/2018 12:07:12 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

avast!
Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
2014.9-131223

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1655
9.0.1.0357

ESET NOD32
Win32/Amonetize.AA (variant)
7.9190

G Data
Win32.Trojan.Agent.W9R0I9
14.1.22

IKARUS anti.virus
Virus.Win32.Dropper
t3scan.2.2.29

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.174.10656

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.174.10661

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallMonetizer
v2013.12.23.09

McAfee
Artemis!8BD496B8564F
5600.7272

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!8BD496B8564F
7.7272

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.Amonetizeltd.Y
14.8.7.19

Sophos
Amonetize
4.96

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1215
7.2.357

VIPRE Antivirus
Amonetize
24848

File size:
329.5 KB (337,448 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.12

Copyright:
(c) Amônétízé Ltd, 2012,2013. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
Installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Amonetize Downloader

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\skymonkam__2155_il615670.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/18/2015 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Amonetize ltd., O=Amonetize ltd., L=Raanana, S=Alberta, C=IL

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

Serial number:
235E7B2F1D4E0152189F6381E2BA8C97

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/15/2013 11:55:11 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:d+yzHKsXyQxc9TIc66BdLeLVFQeIBSkmcYnBJpWtZbAfbATPE2hcNGpNF:d+IHKsiQUIc6qdLFDPG7WtZnTPE2hZpX

Entry address:
0x26C13

Entry point:
E8, 74, 96, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 57, 8B, C6, 83, E0, 0F, 85, C0, 0F, 85, C1, 00, 00, 00, 8B, D1, 83, E1, 7F, C1, EA, 07, 74, 65, EB, 06, 8D, 9B, 00, 00, 00, 00, 66, 0F, 6F, 06, 66, 0F, 6F, 4E, 10, 66, 0F, 6F, 56, 20, 66, 0F, 6F, 5E, 30, 66, 0F, 7F, 07, 66, 0F, 7F, 4F, 10, 66, 0F, 7F, 57, 20, 66, 0F, 7F, 5F, 30, 66, 0F, 6F, 66, 40, 66, 0F, 6F, 6E, 50, 66, 0F, 6F, 76, 60, 66, 0F, 6F, 7E, 70, 66, 0F, 7F, 67, 40, 66, 0F, 7F, 6F, 50, 66, 0F, 7F, 77, 60, 66, 0F, 7F, 7F, 70, 8D, B6, 80, 00, 00, 00, 8D, BF...
 
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Code size:
229 KB (234,496 bytes)

The file skymonkam__2155_il615670.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 7 URLs.

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.soledownload.com  (54.225.181.84:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.activemonetizer.com  (23.23.96.46:80)

 
http://www.activemonetizer.com/index.php?Net2=v2.0.50727&Net4=&OSversion=NT5.1SP3&Slv=&Sysid=B2660504&Sysid1=B2660504&X64=N&admin=Y&browser=IEXPLORE.EXE&chver=&exe=ikjut__444393&offver=&lang_DfltUser=04

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