zombies.exe

Zombies

Apps Installer S.L.

This is the Solimba installer program that will bundle additional offers mostly including adware and various unwanted PC utilities. The application zombies.exe, “Zombies AppInstaller” by Apps Installer S.L has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Solimba DownloadMR installer. The installer uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Apps Installer S.L.  (signed and verified)

Product:
Zombies

Description:
Zombies AppInstaller

Version:
3.0.7.0

MD5:
3a79bc5e7fc0ea918480ce947c5d5098

SHA-1:
a9f9ddb0c80c6dc35c813db9b0aa2e76e4cd30a5

SHA-256:
ea932d311c37101dc18446ca9d601afd92940078dc44ef343cf7158ceb6e4523

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This is a wrapped installation of legitimate software (without persmission of the developer) and bundles adware such as toolbars and extensions.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
8/7/2020 2:59:41 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.15.9

File size:
194.4 KB (199,096 bytes)

Copyright:
AppInstaller 2013 (50d1d9d5-cf90-407c-820a-35e05bc06f2f)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
2/18/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/19/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Apps Installer S.L., O=Apps Installer S.L., L=Barcelona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
323F44D66AEF890F43C32CFD743A4AD0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/19/2012 10:01:49 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

Entry address:
0x4327

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, 93, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, 94, 42, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, 94, 42, 00, 56, A3, 40, 7B, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 7B, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, 94, 42, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdn.solimba.com  (95.211.6.35:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to api.downloadmr.com  (95.211.39.161:80)

 
http://api.downloadmr.com/installer/1899977070/launch

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