whitesmoke_tsv24wgfw.exe

WhiteSmoke Inc

The application whitesmoke_tsv24wgfw.exe by WhiteSmoke Inc 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. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.whitesmoke.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
WhiteSmoke Inc  (signed and verified)

MD5:
28f0420819725505b77aa24e98d57b4a

SHA-1:
5c6cf12ada2e96da05c62eb95817ccde2f2c4d86

SHA-256:
dbff1c6afc6f175a04782ec6577b3375e6d544a38a8e3e38823ab7cf80698f3e

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles the Conduit Toolbar and/or Conduit Search Protect.

Analysis date:
12/12/2018 2:24:12 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1237
9.0.1.0327

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.AE
9.9820

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit
v2015.11.23.03

Reason Heuristics
PUP.WhiteSmoke.Installer (M)
15.11.23.15

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0219
7.2.327

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
29382

File size:
689.1 KB (705,608 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\whitesmoke_tsv24wgfw.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/6/2013 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/5/2015 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=WhiteSmoke Inc, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=WhiteSmoke Inc, L=Wilmington, S=Delaware, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
55439B87CB55E81147C072F06F4F77EF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 11:19:59 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:QE5/7DaBIzhUpyhLAAQLdAgxEcE4oTWNnz618y1n3HOPY/C9luZFs:Qi7DaysyhEN5vVTwWN618ypX6yCYu

Entry address:
0x39E3

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 37, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 93, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 93, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 19, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 07, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9307

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
28 KB (28,672 bytes)

The file whitesmoke_tsv24wgfw.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

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