yourfileupdater.exe

YourFile Downloader

Via Advertising Group Limited

This is the Via Advertising bundle installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application yourfileupdater.exe by Via Advertising Group Limited has been detected as adware by 7 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the YourFile Downloader installer. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. This file is typically installed with the program YourFileDownloader by Via Advertising Group Limited which is a potentially unwanted software program.
Publisher:
http://yourfiledownloader.com  (signed by Via Advertising Group Limited)

Product:
YourFile Downloader

Version:
1, 0, 0, 3

MD5:
171d04a2e8d48dc48faa83e32e28b226

SHA-1:
e4d5509efa14dffc9e735cf02dc78983b9d0fd3f

SHA-256:
7de7d4cd9a50d6a10590c754147a37548e801f574eb03ebfb3f3294af5ebd23c

Scanner detections:
7 / 68

Status:
Adware

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
11/25/2017 2:39:59 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

avast!
Win32:Downloader-UGW [PUP]
2014.9-131206

Boost by Reason
Optional.Task.ViaAdvertisingGroupLimited.P
188838

ESET NOD32
Win32/YourFileDownloader (variant)
7.8963

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Task.ViaAdvertisingGroupLimited.P
14.8.15.17

VIPRE Antivirus
Via Advertising
22702

XVirus List
Win32.Detected
2.8.15

File size:
239.4 KB (245,168 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.1

Copyright:
Copyright http://yourfiledownloader.com (C) 2012

Original file name:
YourFile.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
YourFile Downloader

Language:
Russian (Russia)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\yourfiledownloader\yourfileupdater.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/30/2012 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/1/2013 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Via Advertising Group Limited, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Via Advertising Group Limited, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, C=CY

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:
54119944225483D152EE7DAA2475480B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/27/2012 5:41:34 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:IOK7Yedcq9cPKVNZtI0trctdJ+3bxTQinuf48jWdKc+pjA9OlaT+:IOXPq9sK80Rh14jjWAc+R

Entry address:
0x67000

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 70, 44, 00, 8D, BE, 00, A0, FB, FF, 57, EB, 0B, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89, C5, EB, 0B, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B...
 
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Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.24

Code size:
132 KB (135,168 bytes)

3 Scheduled Tasks
Task name:
YourFile DownloaderUpdate

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Task name:
Your File Updater

Path:
C:\WINDOWS2\Tasks\Your File Updater.job

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Task name:
YourFile Update

Path:
C:\WINDOWS2\Tasks\YourFile Update.job

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

YourFileDownloader  by Via Advertising Group Limited
YourFileDownloader provides the ability to download various software applications locally. It provides a list and search interface to locate and download appliations. The program does however automatically add itself to the Windows built-in Firewall.
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ns1.ibspark.com  (54.72.130.67:80)

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