updater.exe

Gigantic Savings

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, “Gigantic Savings 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. This web browser addon will display additional advertisements in the user's browser including popup, banner, contextual hyperlinks as well as affiliate links.
Publisher:
Innovative Apps  (signed by Engaging Apps)

Product:
Gigantic Savings

Description:
Gigantic Savings Updater

Version:
1.1.2.1

MD5:
c24b65a91b631301f4eb6fe824969602

SHA-1:
db4176e7c111bb9777a64c8d7784756084fa7da0

SHA-256:
241270e5f712027d1d3f5b2cca1e246a322b15ae0f7f35bf0a4afe3ce29bcca4

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 3:34:24 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.ScrambleWrapper
7.1.1

ESET NOD32
Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper
8.9479

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Generic
9/15/2014

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11292

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.GiganticSavings.A
v2014.09.15.09

McAfee
Artemis!C24B65A91B63
5600.7006

Reason Heuristics
PUP.EngagingApps.H
14.9.15.21

Sophos
AppRider
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1018
7.2.258

VIPRE Antivirus
GamePlayLabs
26894

File size:
467.8 KB (479,072 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:
6/3/2013 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/4/2014 4:59:59 PM

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 7:01:49 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ntobcC4om8EXvW+lT94xWfyCoUK6flMmVMhk9r/DGI:nttC4TXO+d94xWfyx69Uh0/DGI

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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Entropy:
7.8288  (probably packed)

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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