Client.exe

Secureencoded

This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application Client.exe by Secureencoded has been detected as adware by 3 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. This executable runs as a local area network (LAN) Internet proxy server listening on port 49433 and has the ability to intercept and modify all inbound and outbound Internet traffic on the local host. Additionally, the file is typically installed by a number of programs including Rockettab by Rich River Media, LLC and “RocketTab” by Adknowledge, both potentially unwanted software.
Publisher:
Secureencoded  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.5374.12602

MD5:
10fc4e277df5325d97729faeb081cb56

SHA-1:
6b75d6a615b532e67c2e62ccff0443455a6d7c40

SHA-256:
16b030488c61b1da8547f12df4edde0c3bc1bb235755129a23013c963f05d137

Scanner detections:
3 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/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:
8/1/2021 6:57:47 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

ESET NOD32
MSIL/Adware.iBryte (variant)
8.10437

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Secureencoded.G
14.9.30.13

VIPRE Antivirus
AdKnowledge
33228

File size:
1.4 MB (1,423,080 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5374.12602

Original file name:
Client.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Adknowledge Fusion

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\Program Files\search extensions\client.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/13/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/14/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Secureencoded, O=Secureencoded, STREET=4600 Madison Ave FL 10, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, PostalCode=64112, C=US

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
008A9DE5BF6D7E4070873AB08E9304F7FA

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/18/2014 3:00:24 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
8.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:WpOGY/4nO55U6JSTDfG3+GvpJEm0T/Xoe3a6zXOz:WvF6JSW3XixTwe3l+

Entry address:
0x151DFA

Entry point:
FF, 25, 00, 20, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 04, 00, 03, 00, 00, 00, 30, 00, 00, 80, 0E, 00, 00, 00, 84, A1, 00, 80, 10, 00, 00, 00, D4, A1, 00, 80, 18, 00, 00, 00, 84, A4, 00, 80, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 02, 00, 00, 00, 48, 00, 00, 80, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 60, 00, 00, 00, 6C, 20, 15, 00, 18, A1, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 28, 00, 00, 00, 64, 00, 00, 00, C8, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00...
 
[+]

Entropy:
7.0991

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
1.3 MB (1,375,744 bytes)

Local Proxy Server
Proxy for:
Internet Settings

Local host address:
http://127.0.0.1:49433/

Local host port:
49433

Default credentials:
No


The file Client.exe has been discovered within the following programs.

“RocketTab”  by Adknowledge
RocketTab is a web browser extension that injects display advertising in the user's browser. Ads are displayed in the form of banners and contextual text-links and are both injected in white space areas of the HTML page or over existing ads of the underlying web site.
85% remove it
Rockettab  by Rich River Media, LLC
RocketTab is an adware program that injects advertising in the user's web browser by creating a local proxy server and routing all Internet traffic through that proxy. By re-routing traffic the service will be able to include various ads in the HTML of the displaying web page.
rockettab.com
88% remove it
RocketTab:  by Adknowledge, Inc.
RocketTab is an advertising supported browser extension also known as adware and is designed to deliver ads to the user's Internet browser as banners, context text-links and transitionals ads. The injected ads are not affiliated with the underlying website on which they appear.
www.adknowledge.com
87% remove it
 
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to any-in-2678.1e100.net  (216.239.38.120:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a88-221-83-104.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com  (88.221.83.104:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a104-108-38-84.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.108.38.84:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-83-200-155.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.83.200.155:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-225-162-60.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.225.162.60:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 74.113.233.187.df.iaccap.com  (74.113.233.187:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-235-170-110.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.235.170.110:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-23-122-91.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.23.122.91:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-221-254-214.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.221.254.214:80)

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-52-85-246-207.ams50.r.cloudfront.net  (52.85.246.207:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-204-8-133.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.204.8.133:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 205.bm-nginx-loadbalancer.mgmt.ams1.adnexus.net  (185.33.221.58:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-50-17-217-59.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (50.17.217.59:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-23-21-48-109.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.21.48.109:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-55-149-163.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.55.149.163:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to xx-fbcdn-shv-01-fra3.fbcdn.net  (31.13.93.7:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to xx-fbcdn-shv-01-cdg2.fbcdn.net  (179.60.192.7:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wb-in-f155.1e100.net  (66.102.1.155:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to tradelab.fr  (85.17.192.104:80)

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