SweetIM.exe

SweetIM

SweetIM Technologies Ltd

This is part of the Montera web browser toolbar and extension that will modify the browser's default search provider, DNS, and home page functions. The application SweetIM.exe, “SweetIM Instant Messenger Enhancer” by SweetIM Technologies has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is set to automatically execute when any user logs into Windows (through the local user run registry setting) with the name ‘SweetIM’.
Publisher:
SweetIM Technologies Ltd.  (signed by SweetIM Technologies Ltd)

Product:
SweetIM

Description:
SweetIM Instant Messenger Enhancer

Version:
3, 0, 0, 4

MD5:
a0bd86963fb7b247eac09f99c6963a00

SHA-1:
28493ee323ba39ccf80eb03d1e47a5a15ed22f2d

SHA-256:
c4d375d7d87bd87a40a200d7b026586819a399e182cbaf6734ef18c69653e2b2

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:
9/29/2020 8:56:52 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion (M)
16.10.26.8

File size:
189.8 KB (194,309 bytes)

Product version:
3.0.0.4

Copyright:
Copyright © 2008 SweetIM Technologies Ltd.

Original file name:
SweetIM.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\sweetim\messenger\sweetim.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/5/2008 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/5/2011 3:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=SweetIM Technologies Ltd, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SweetIM Technologies Ltd, L=Ra'anana, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)04, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
55DB0DA8C4245942769954A0086D7C36

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2010 4:52:34 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
7.10

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:aY6jm1JV+etPTUIPW5NgJ+FUzDJQ33f8PfJA+R4NvVwFmrtBjdvjpz:aYl1HptTWHW+FZnU3JAEwVwUrTZpz

Entry address:
0x7E48

Entry point:
E9, E5, BA, FF, FF, 40, 00, E8, 48, 02, 00, 00, 33, DB, 89, 5D, E0, 53, 8B, 3D, 20, 90, 40, 00, FF, D7, 66, 81, 38, 4D, 5A, 75, 1F, 8B, 48, 3C, 03, C8, 81, 39, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, 12, 0F, B7, 41, 18, 3D, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 74, 1F, 3D, 0B, 02, 00, 00, 74, 05, 89, 5D, E4, EB, 27, 83, B9, 84, 00, 00, 00, 0E, 76, F2, 33, C0, 39, 99, F8, 00, 00, 00, EB, 0E, 83, 79, 74, 0E, 76, E2, 33, C0, 39, 99, E8, 00, 00, 00, 0F, 95, C0, 89, 45, E4, 89, 5D, FC, 6A, 02, FF, 15, 28, 91, 40, 00, 59, 83, 0D, FC, D1, 40, 00, FF, 83...
 
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Entropy:
6.5573

Packer / compiler:
tElock 0.99 - 1.0 private

Code size:
32 KB (32,768 bytes)

Startup File (All Users Run)
Registry location:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Name:
SweetIM

Command:
C:\Program Files\sweetim\messenger\sweetim.exe


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