windows_movie_maker_installer_for_windows_7_v1.2_build_18.2_tsa27cc4w.exe

1.3.9.0.140504.01

ClientConnect LTD

The file belongs to the ClientConnect (Conduit/Perion) platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and browser add-ons. The application windows_movie_maker_installer_for_windows_7_v1.2_build_18.2_tsa27cc4w.exe by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a self-extracting archive and installer and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.afterdawn.com. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.dmccint.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

Product:
1.3.9.0.140504.01

Description:
Setup.exe

Version:
1.3.9.0

MD5:
5a686a27ad837e60a023b320e55e848e

SHA-1:
b482016fbbb6cbaf58cc08c79b2f31dade5c1db3

SHA-256:
0af2a6554060a2d27f3eb2569cb1f9aab203cc118bb80147997734fd578e9b41

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
12/12/2019 10:26:31 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.3.15.11

File size:
207.9 KB (212,872 bytes)

Product version:
1.3.9.0

Copyright:
© 2014 ClientConnect Ltd.

Original file name:
Windows_Movie_Maker_Installer_for_Windows_7_v1.2_Build_18.2.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\windows_movie_maker_installer_for_windows_7_v1.2_build_18.2_tsa27cc4w.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/4/2014 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/6/2016 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, OU=WL, O=ClientConnect LTD, L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL

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:
5A60D12BC8FFD4AFAE161FA04715CBC4

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/9/2012 8:19:49 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0xAC87

Entry point:
E8, E3, FE, FF, FF, 33, C0, 50, 50, 50, 50, E8, 9F, 30, 00, 00, C3, 56, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 0C, 8B, F1, 8B, CF, 89, 3E, E8, 8F, AB, FF, FF, 89, 46, 08, 89, 56, 0C, 8B, 87, 24, 0C, 00, 00, 89, 46, 10, 5F, 8B, C6, 5E, C2, 04, 00, 8B, C1, 8B, 08, 8B, 50, 10, 3B, 91, 24, 0C, 00, 00, 75, 0D, 6A, 00, FF, 70, 0C, FF, 70, 08, E8, 0E, B1, FF, FF, C3, 56, 8B, F1, 8B, 06, 85, C0, 74, 07, 50, FF, 15, C4, 40, 41, 00, 83, 26, 00, 83, 66, 08, 00, 83, 66, 0C, 00, 5E, C3, 56, 8B, F1, 80, 7E, 04, 00, 75, 34, 68, F4, 44, 41, 00...
 
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Code size:
73 KB (74,752 bytes)

The file windows_movie_maker_installer_for_windows_7_v1.2_build_18.2_tsa27cc4w.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.afterdawn.com/software/.../download.cfm?version_id=66335&software_id=2949&mirror_id=0&installer=1&perion=1

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cms.dmccint.com  (23.67.242.80:80)

 
http://cms.dmccint.com/DynamicOffer/633482611/633503734/?mainofferId=633479177&CurrentStep=2&TotalSteps=4&DownloadBrowser=IE&CType=-1&UserMode=-1&DMVersion=1.3.3.33.633502600.01&Language=US-EN