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, 7, 0, 7

MD5:
0a61a3ace26ca4fc637bc8af8c05cc00

SHA-1:
a43387a983575500bcb0bdd03916302ee90f024e

SHA-256:
d41b054f622f9445653653db52c495d16b4a9ebb802664064255c37bfd5e2f2a

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:
1/23/2020 6:27:32 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion (M)
17.3.13.16

File size:
112.3 KB (115,032 bytes)

Product version:
3.7.0.7

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:
1/10/2011 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/4/2014 11:59:59 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 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
5E3BF2B52DA9EA7F1B539A7F018F4EC6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/4/2012 3:32:32 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
7.10

Entry address:
0x7E48

Entry point:
6A, 74, 68, 18, 97, 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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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++ v7.1

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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