vaudix.exe

Shlomy Golani

This program bundles adware during the download and install process using the InstaleRex pay-per-install app monetizer. The application vaudix.exe, “Installer for SoftSafe” by Shlomy Golani has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the WebPick InstalleRex (Tarma) installer. While running, it connects to the Internet address r1.stylezip.info on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
SoftSafe  (signed by Shlomy Golani)

Product:
SoftSafe

Description:
Installer for SoftSafe

Version:
2013.4.14.1454

MD5:
d5813a27c7bb60cf88113e23f282cad9

SHA-1:
9436acf06d85cd7bcb77c855d56d88310265a79b

SHA-256:
7345d410a9db4292f73d7e4998bf8394c8ece509698f6777632eae5f01533bc8

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses Web-Pick's 'File Product', an Installer which wraps various products and downloads and installs it silently through the process, hosted on TusFiles.

Analysis date:
10/18/2018 4:25:28 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware (M)
17.3.12.11

File size:
282.7 KB (289,448 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.1

Copyright:
Copyright © 2012 SoftSafe

Original file name:
TSULoader.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
WebPick InstalleRex (Tarma)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\vaudix.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
6/6/2012 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/7/2013 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Shlomy Golani, O=Shlomy Golani, STREET=Wingate 56, L=Beer Sheva, S=Israel, PostalCode=84428, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
1E72B983ED68D3D614BCF3D7EEA59787

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/12/2013 3:51:45 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
8.0

Entry address:
0x14DB

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 2C, 06, 00, 00, 53, 56, 33, DB, 57, 66, 89, 9D, DC, FB, FF, FF, 89, 5D, F4, 89, 5D, FC, FF, 15, 74, 30, 40, 00, A3, 08, 44, 40, 00, FF, 15, 70, 30, 40, 00, 8B, F8, 8D, 45, EC, 50, FF, 15, 6C, 30, 40, 00, FF, 15, 68, 30, 40, 00, 8B, F0, F7, D6, 33, F7, FF, 15, 64, 30, 40, 00, 33, F0, 8B, 45, F0, 33, 45, EC, 68, 04, 01, 00, 00, 33, F0, 8D, 85, D4, F9, FF, FF, 50, 53, FF, 15, 60, 30, 40, 00, 85, C0, 75, 41, FF, 15, 5C, 30, 40, 00, 83, F8, 78, 75, 1A, 68, A8, 32, 40, 00, E8, 43, FB, FF, FF...
 
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Entropy:
7.9532

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
7.5 KB (7,680 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to r1.stylezip.info  (54.186.255.26:80)

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