wajam_download.exe

Wajam

Wajam

The file is part of Wajam, a web browser extension that injects social search integration into various search portals such as Google. The application wajam_download.exe by Wajam has been detected as adware by 6 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. This file is typically installed with the program xVidly by Jottix which is a potentially unwanted software program. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. The file has been seen being downloaded from cdn.download2desktop.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
Wajam  (signed and verified)

Product:
Wajam

Version:
2.3

MD5:
eefac0a5e3d9eac7fe34f5d969fcd35d

SHA-1:
1b6e1d103a63da0faf484f912897cedd1a6c17e5

SHA-256:
62dd67da8fd59d90e1621d7539baac8fff318d7cd03eaf79661c86c0553ba971

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
12/12/2018 7:46:59 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Boost by Reason
Trojan.Adw.Wajam.O
2013.8.29.0

Dr.Web
Adware.Searcher.2542
9.0.1.0241

ESET NOD32
Win32/Wajam
7.9190

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Wajam
v2013.08.29.12

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Wajam.O
14.8.7.17

VIPRE Antivirus
Wajam
24866

File size:
60.2 KB (61,624 bytes)

Copyright:
© Wajam. All right reserved.

Trademarks:
Wajam – Great minds search alike.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
5/15/2012 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/16/2013 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Wajam, O=Wajam, STREET="4115 Boulevard Saint-Laurent suite #200", L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H2W1Y7, C=CA

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

Serial number:
175B7FEB5E5C08B00F3B710CDD9D93EB

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 2:53:18 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
1536:svq3+uta99Hj25XvwLXJLizAJ0s+07JN7n2797ht:YstajHKBvYXJLYWR/SJf

Entry address:
0x36A0

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 88, A7, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 88, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 63, 42, 00, E8, EE, 2E, 00, 00, A3, 04, 63, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, B0, 0C, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 81, 40, 00, 68, 10, A8, 40, 00, 68, 00, 5B, 42, 00, E8, F4, 29, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 80, 40, 00, BF, 00, C0, 42, 00, 50, 57, E8, E2, 29, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.1430

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
24.5 KB (25,088 bytes)

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

xVidly  by Jottix
Bundles the xVidly Toolbar, an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monitization platforms during installation.
www.jottix.com
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