updateadmin.exe

Bush Street Installer

The application updateadmin.exe by Bush Street Installer has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler named UpdateAdmin triggered daily at a specified time. This file is typically installed with the program UpdateAdmin by Download Admin which is a potentially unwanted software program.
Publisher:
Bush Street Installer  (signed and verified)

Version:
2.1.2103

MD5:
63878bb0d7dedf899be2f6010c3c7df4

SHA-1:
e47f42112e906565c1804785a7b6bba06ec25517

SHA-256:
7a5946e533d3d60554d1a948044e6a0c9ff33ca9d17f4e9537ac95d9422a0072

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
6/23/2018 5:10:01 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.DownloadAdmin.Updater (M)
16.8.22.20

File size:
231.4 KB (236,960 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.2103

Copyright:
© 2016 All Rights Reserved

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
6/8/2016 4:21:38 PM

Valid to:
6/8/2017 4:21:38 PM

Subject:
CN=Bush Street Installer, O=Bush Street Installer, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2, OU=http://certs.godaddy.com/repository/, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
008E3B6BA148656CF1

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/11/2016 1:03:48 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:YbUuB/wMHAfOvRem8CrcAlxu86dVsdwdgxi3Vfx26KaGStz+:YbLjgfOgm8CcXVsdwHVfE6mSt6

Entry address:
0x11DD0

Entry point:
E8, AF, 71, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, 60, B3, 42, 00, 01, 73, 0D, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 08, F3, AA, EB, 5D, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 81, FA, 80, 00, 00, 00, 7C, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, F0, 91, 42, 00, 01, 0F, 82, E4, 72, 00, 00, 57, 8B, F9, 83, FA, 04, 72, 31, F7, D9, 83, E1, 03, 74, 0C, 2B, D1, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 75, F6, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 08, 03, C1, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 10, 03, C1, 8B, CA, 83, E2, 03...
 
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Entropy:
6.3131

Code size:
116 KB (118,784 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
UpdateAdmin

Trigger:
Daily (Runs daily at 10:10 AM)


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

UpdateAdmin  by Download Admin
Download Admin, part of Tightrope Interactive, is a software installer that will bundle additional software, mostly potentially unwanted software such as web toolbars and PC optimizer utilities.
www.downloadadmin.com
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-69-76-198.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.69.76.198:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a92-123-180-194.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com  (92.123.180.194:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-34-199-132-228.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (34.199.132.228:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cache.google.com  (195.12.176.118:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-45-84-141.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (52.45.84.141:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a184-24-98-175.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (184.24.98.175:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 131.subnet180-250-66.speedy.telkom.net.id  (180.250.66.131:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-192-36-192.jfk1.r.cloudfront.net  (54.192.36.192:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to server-54-192-159-155.sin3.r.cloudfront.net  (54.192.159.155:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to server-54-192-159-12.sin3.r.cloudfront.net  (54.192.159.12:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to mc.yandex.ru  (93.158.134.119:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to h88-150-135-234.host.redstation.co.uk  (88.150.135.234:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to eb.83.1732.ip4.static.sl-reverse.com  (50.23.131.235:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a92-123-180-184.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com  (92.123.180.184:80)

TCP (HTTP):

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