SweetPacksUpdateManager.exe

SweetPacks Update Manager

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 SweetPacksUpdateManager.exe, “Update Manager for SweetPacks” by SweetIM Technologies has been detected as adware by 6 anti-malware scanners. It is set to automatically execute when any user logs into Windows (through the local user run registry setting) with the name ‘Sweetpacks Communicator’. This file is typically installed with the program Update Manager for SweetPacks 1.0 by SweetIM Technologies Ltd. which is a potentially unwanted software program. This will modify the wbe browser's home and search pages and search provider as well as display various advertisements.
Publisher:
SweetIM Technologies Ltd.  (signed by SweetIM Technologies Ltd)

Product:
SweetPacks Update Manager

Description:
Update Manager for SweetPacks

Version:
1, 1, 0, 8

MD5:
84a878d2d4a84cc73d53733f80fb57ce

SHA-1:
c6a9fb024d614702667e0768e0b673ba3a31f504

SHA-256:
b9b2c5e4b85c55de1aa4f02b30a7113c3013bfcad04366f9f188fef7865e77df

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
10/23/2018 12:26:49 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Boost by Reason
Optional.Startup.SweetIM.X
188838

Dr.Web
Adware.SweetIM.19
9.0.1.0240

ESET NOD32
Win32/SweetIM (variant)
7.9190

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.SweetIM
v2013.08.28.03

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Startup.SweetIM.X
14.8.7.19

VIPRE Antivirus
Sweetpacks/SweetIM
24856

File size:
226.3 KB (231,768 bytes)

Product version:
1.1.0.8

Copyright:
Copyright © 2008 SweetIM Technologies Ltd.

Original file name:
SweetPacksUpdateManager.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\sweetim\communicator\sweetpacksupdatemanager.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/9/2011 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/4/2014 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 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:
8/15/2012 9:06:29 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:XW9YfVrwbYSuozTHJNt64kS1LLjDkuZSyWHFhJr6QYxdSAJVFy21YKYhmB+OfqiY:mZJNt601PtgJmSAbilxFuO5X

Entry address:
0x1DA1D

Entry point:
E8, A6, 04, 00, 00, E9, 36, FD, FF, FF, CC, FF, 25, 60, 31, 42, 00, FF, 25, 64, 31, 42, 00, FF, 25, 68, 31, 42, 00, FF, 25, 6C, 31, 42, 00, FF, 25, 70, 31, 42, 00, FF, 25, 78, 31, 42, 00, 68, A5, DA, 41, 00, 64, FF, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 89, 6C, 24, 10, 8D, 6C, 24, 10, 2B, E0, 53, 56, 57, A1, 00, 57, 43, 00, 31, 45, FC, 33, C5, 50, 89, 65, E8, FF, 75, F8, 8B, 45, FC, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, 89, 45, F8, 8D, 45, F0, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, C3, 8B, 4D, F0, 64, 89, 0D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 59, 5F...
 
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Entropy:
6.0051

Code size:
134 KB (137,216 bytes)

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

Name:
Sweetpacks Communicator

Command:
C:\Program Files\sweetim\communicator\sweetpacksupdatemanager.exe


Windows Firewall Allowed Program
Name:
I:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\SweetPacksUpdateManager.exe


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

Update Manager for SweetPacks 1.0  by SweetIM Technologies Ltd.
Update Manager for SweetPacks is designed to monitor and keep the SweetPacks applications automatically up to date. It checks for software updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.
www.sweetim.com
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-50-71-245.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.50.71.245:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-154-109-86.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.154.109.86:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-208-15-18.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.208.15.18:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-72-182-223.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.72.182.223:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-154-211-81.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.154.211.81:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-18-113-138.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.18.113.138:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a200-75-200-199.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com  (200.75.200.199:80)

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