updater.exe

I Want This

Engaging Apps

This is the installer application for a 50onRed advertising supported software package (displays ads in the browser and may hijack the home and search pages of the web browser). The application updater.exe, “I Want This Updater” by Engaging Apps has been detected as adware by 10 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Nullsoft Install System installer. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension platform. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider.
Publisher:
Innovative Apps  (signed by Engaging Apps)

Product:
I Want This

Description:
I Want This Updater

Version:
1.1.2.1

MD5:
ab8da288c68c51b1bacafe69c22ee1e2

SHA-1:
66befc567f9bda849fe5ba29838058a6c9c88b4d

SHA-256:
6e795df6e6294a74b1838ddb315da534d5ddbe67276bedacfb4a394e2686008f

Scanner detections:
10 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Browser extension that injects additional advertisements (banner and text links) on web pages.

Analysis date:
8/11/2020 2:53:31 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Bkav FE
W32.Clod82a.Trojan
1.3.0.4924

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.10
9.0.1.0189

ESET NOD32
Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper
8.9427

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Generic
7/8/2014

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.175.11177

McAfee
Artemis!AB8DA288C68C
5600.7076

Reason Heuristics
PUP.EngagingApps.H
14.8.7.21

Sophos
AppRider
4.97

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1018
7.2.189

VIPRE Antivirus
GamePlayLabs
26482

File size:
464.7 KB (475,816 bytes)

Copyright:
Copyright Innovative Apps

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\updater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/4/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/5/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Engaging Apps, O=Engaging Apps, L=Philadelphia, S=Pennsylvania, C=US

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

Serial number:
632EEBD9B987BC680D444D8675A26545

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/19/2012 4:01:49 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ItobHtR1WXaRMhvRiSorhsPweRbuY4OWUR/Gnqh64xWI:It+tRUKJ/hro6cWUR+n74w

Entry address:
0x4327

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, 93, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, 94, 42, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, 94, 42, 00, 56, A3, 40, 7B, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 7B, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, 94, 42, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

The file updater.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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