Setup.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 file Setup.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 Inno Setup installer. This downloadble file is typically blocked through Google's Safe Browsing technology in Chrome web browser.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Description:
Installer Setup

MD5:
4a43d17839fc07610e638ecbf5ccad81

SHA-1:
b28c01132547d7fc88f91108272dc72a9964a778

SHA-256:
53b1630fd61a0493968b4279f33d3f58fcb1b25e456979af5e1a593fb40e136e

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
9/29/2020 7:23:52 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit.ClientCo.Installer (M)
16.5.17.1

File size:
903.1 KB (924,736 bytes)

Product version:
5.8

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\setup.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:kLvWMlrSX6r5pWQ732jD1LWQbq9n7agSfazE89lCHCVidvVUDxLs:kzW76PWrZWQbqJ7vSfaz3wzKRs

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/166053940/166075063/?mainofferId=166050506&CurrentStep=2&TotalSteps=4&DownloadBrowser=IE&CType=-1&UserMode=-1&DMVersion=1.3.6.66.166073929.01&Language=US-EN

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