windowssoftwareupdater.exe

SoftwareUpdater

The application windowssoftwareupdater.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. While running, it connects to the Internet address 8a.3f.1632.ip4.static.sl-reverse.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Product:
SoftwareUpdater

Version:
1.0.0.0

MD5:
cef694fdb692100a03428dab0a96b020

SHA-1:
bd41c303a111e932eecec70fae0610668d4be0d0

SHA-256:
de6963a173e6036549bd5e1e258b623ea8af921fe3ee73514e1e7ee7c449eff2

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
8/17/2018 4:14:25 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Vitallia.Updater
16.2.1.13

File size:
46 KB (47,104 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright © 2015

Original file name:
SoftwareUpdater.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win64 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\Program Files\softwareupdater\windowssoftwareupdater.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/3/2015 12:10:39 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win64

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
48.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
768:Q5GWI5QR193cRYvSi2e4cRfQEitpe/9rWO1K915NAyG7dmGht7RL2tYcFOKc6K:QVSijxSi15QEitSWZJbQUO9VKOKcl

Entry address:
0xC152

Entry point:
4D, 5A, 90, 00, 03, 00, 00, 00, 04, 00, 00, 00, FF, FF, 00, 00, B8, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 80, 00, 00, 00, 0E, 1F, BA, 0E, 00, B4, 09, CD, 21, B8, 01, 4C, CD, 21, 54, 68, 69, 73, 20, 70, 72, 6F, 67, 72, 61, 6D, 20, 63, 61, 6E, 6E, 6F, 74, 20, 62, 65, 20, 72, 75, 6E, 20, 69, 6E, 20, 44, 4F, 53, 20, 6D, 6F, 64, 65, 2E, 0D, 0D, 0A, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
6.0479

Code size:
40.5 KB (41,472 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
SoftwareUpdaterV-3

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Description:
Software Updater


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 8c.3f.1632.ip4.static.sl-reverse.com  (50.22.63.140:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host105-rangeA-akamai-aanp.cdn.enlcs.isp.sky.com  (2.127.246.105:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 8a.3f.1632.ip4.static.sl-reverse.com  (50.22.63.138:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host27-rangeA-akamai-aanp.cdn.hobir.isp.sky.com  (176.255.246.27:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host41-rangeA-akamai-aanp.cdn.hobir.isp.sky.com  (176.255.246.41:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host96-rangeA-akamai-aanp.cdn.bllon.isp.sky.com  (176.255.202.96:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host24-rangeA-akamai-aanp.cdn.hobir.isp.sky.com  (176.255.246.24:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host98-rangeA-akamai-aanp.cdn.enlcs.isp.sky.com  (2.127.246.98:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a95-101-129-128.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com  (95.101.129.128:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to unknown.prolexic.com  (72.52.4.90:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-91-179-182.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (52.91.179.182:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host39-rangeC-akamai-aanp.cdn.enyrk.isp.sky.com  (90.223.233.39:80)

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