icreinstall_incredimailsetup.exe

Installer

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 icreinstall_incredimailsetup.exe, “Installer Setup ” by ClientConnect 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 installCore installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. 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:
Installer

Description:
Installer Setup

MD5:
3ac4aedbba708d7fc133b14004c130c8

SHA-1:
b02d9e834e58f12b766e7c728631d32f74b61b1c

SHA-256:
3d513832c6435edca4db24bb06eab538788c4d06949e5bf49134e27653a5d0e5

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
9/29/2020 8:42:54 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit.ClientConnect.Bundler (M)
16.1.9.9

File size:
903.1 KB (924,736 bytes)

Product version:
5.8

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\icreinstall_incredimailsetup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
6/14/2014 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/15/2016 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=IncrediMail, O=ClientConnect LTD, L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA, OU=Symantec Trust Network, O=Symantec Corporation, C=US

Serial number:
41E7062BC1FD079BD90453D7B130730C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 6:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:eLvWMlrSX6r5pWQ732jD1LWQbq9n7agSfazE89lCHCVidvVUDxLs:ezW76PWrZWQbqJ7vSfaz3wzKRs

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Entropy:
7.8538

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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/44479543/44500666/?mainofferId=44476109&CurrentStep=2&TotalSteps=4&DownloadBrowser=IE&CType=-1&UserMode=-1&DMVersion=1.3.4.44.44499532.01&Language=US-EN

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