General Info

File name

cheats.exe

Full analysis
https://app.any.run/tasks/5180670e-2fa8-4217-8766-3aec989e3fda
Verdict
Malicious activity
Analysis date
8/13/2019, 18:35:31
OS:
Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (build: 7601, 32 bit)
Tags:

installer

adware

installcore

pup

Indicators:

MIME:
application/x-dosexec
File info:
PE32 executable (GUI) Intel 80386, for MS Windows
MD5

5cc218cd1d2d39b8f209837b63fea314

SHA1

a1f402c6997374855eebd2175d6ddb2c07729e6d

SHA256

01ce04b9fd5adb1d4773c3bc2da31f8cb043970bd2bb00a83fe5056da598468f

SSDEEP

196608:yOKv3tiTmcRs5xITbnSiSsQ1yjxYNDc4kpRUBSCwBpCLbB9Aw/dt9AJJhemkaK0S:qxcRYxI1SL1yjj96BPCpAbB9fnYiOaN

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Software environment set and analysis options

Launch configuration

Task duration
300 seconds
Additional time used
240 seconds
Fakenet option
off
Heavy Evaision option
off
MITM proxy
off
Route via Tor
off
Network geolocation
off
Privacy
Public submission
Autoconfirmation of UAC
on

Software preset

  • Internet Explorer 8.0.7601.17514
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC MUI (15.023.20070)
  • Adobe Flash Player 26 ActiveX (26.0.0.131)
  • Adobe Flash Player 26 NPAPI (26.0.0.131)
  • Adobe Flash Player 26 PPAPI (26.0.0.131)
  • Adobe Refresh Manager (1.8.0)
  • CCleaner (5.35)
  • FileZilla Client 3.36.0 (3.36.0)
  • Google Chrome (75.0.3770.100)
  • Google Update Helper (1.3.34.7)
  • Java 8 Update 92 (8.0.920.14)
  • Java Auto Updater (2.8.92.14)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 (4.7.03062)
  • Microsoft Office Access MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Access Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Excel MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office OneNote MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Outlook MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proof (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proof (French) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proof (Spanish) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Proofing (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Publisher MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Shared MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Shared Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Single Image 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Office Word MUI (English) 2010 (14.0.6029.1000)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.6161 (9.0.30729.6161)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable - 10.0.40219 (10.0.40219)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.30501 (12.0.30501.0)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 x86 Additional Runtime - 12.0.21005 (12.0.21005)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 x86 Minimum Runtime - 12.0.21005 (12.0.21005)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2019 Redistributable (x86) - 14.21.27702 (14.21.27702.2)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2019 X86 Additional Runtime - 14.21.27702 (14.21.27702)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2019 X86 Minimum Runtime - 14.21.27702 (14.21.27702)
  • Mozilla Firefox 68.0.1 (x86 en-US) (68.0.1)
  • Notepad++ (32-bit x86) (7.5.1)
  • Opera 12.15 (12.15.1748)
  • Skype version 8.29 (8.29)
  • Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 (KB4087364) (1)
  • VLC media player (2.2.6)
  • WinRAR 5.60 (32-bit) (5.60.0)

Hotfixes

  • Client LanguagePack Package
  • Client Refresh LanguagePack Package
  • CodecPack Basic Package
  • Foundation Package
  • IE Troubleshooters Package
  • InternetExplorer Optional Package
  • KB2534111
  • KB2999226
  • KB4019990
  • KB976902
  • LocalPack AU Package
  • LocalPack CA Package
  • LocalPack GB Package
  • LocalPack US Package
  • LocalPack ZA Package
  • ProfessionalEdition
  • UltimateEdition

Behavior activities

MALICIOUS SUSPICIOUS INFO
Actions looks like stealing of personal data
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 1896)
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Application was dropped or rewritten from another process
  • Cheat Engine.exe (PID: 3944)
  • cheatengine-i386.exe (PID: 1568)
  • ceregreset.exe (PID: 2344)
  • Kernelmoduleunloader.exe (PID: 3456)
Loads dropped or rewritten executable
  • cheatengine-i386.exe (PID: 1568)
Loads the Task Scheduler COM API
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 1204)
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 1896)
INSTALLCORE was detected
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Changes the autorun value in the registry
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 1896)
Low-level read access rights to disk partition
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Reads internet explorer settings
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 1896)
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Creates files in the user directory
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Uses ICACLS.EXE to modify access control list
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Reads the cookies of Mozilla Firefox
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Application launched itself
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Reads the cookies of Google Chrome
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Executed via Task Scheduler
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Modifies the open verb of a shell class
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Reads CPU info
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Executable content was dropped or overwritten
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
  • cheats.exe (PID: 3012)
  • cheats.exe (PID: 492)
Reads the machine GUID from the registry
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Reads Environment values
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Reads Windows Product ID
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Reads settings of System Certificates
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 3756)
Creates a software uninstall entry
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Manual execution by user
  • CCleaner.exe (PID: 1204)
Loads dropped or rewritten executable
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Application was dropped or rewritten from another process
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 2148)
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)
Creates files in the program directory
  • cheats.tmp (PID: 1048)

Find more information about signature artifacts and mapping to MITRE ATT&CK™ MATRIX at the full report

Static information

TRiD
.exe
|   Inno Setup installer (56%)
.exe
|   Win32 EXE PECompact compressed (generic) (21.2%)
.exe
|   Win32 Executable Delphi generic (7.2%)
.scr
|   Windows screen saver (6.6%)
.dll
|   Win32 Dynamic Link Library (generic) (3.3%)
EXIF
EXE
MachineType:
Intel 386 or later, and compatibles
TimeStamp:
1992:06:20 00:22:17+02:00
PEType:
PE32
LinkerVersion:
2.25
CodeSize:
40448
InitializedDataSize:
17920
UninitializedDataSize:
null
EntryPoint:
0xa5f8
OSVersion:
1
ImageVersion:
6
SubsystemVersion:
4
Subsystem:
Windows GUI
FileVersionNumber:
6.6.0.1
ProductVersionNumber:
6.6.0.1
FileFlagsMask:
0x003f
FileFlags:
(none)
FileOS:
Win32
ObjectFileType:
Executable application
FileSubtype:
null
LanguageCode:
Neutral
CharacterSet:
Unicode
Comments:
This installation was built with Inno Setup.
CompanyName:
Cheat Engine
FileDescription:
Cheat Engine 6.6 Setup
FileVersion:
6.6.0.1
LegalCopyright:
Cheat Engine
ProductName:
Cheat Engine 6.6
ProductVersion:
6.6.0.1
Summary
Architecture:
IMAGE_FILE_MACHINE_I386
Subsystem:
IMAGE_SUBSYSTEM_WINDOWS_GUI
Compilation Date:
19-Jun-1992 22:22:17
Detected languages
Dutch - Netherlands
English - United States
Comments:
This installation was built with Inno Setup.
CompanyName:
Cheat Engine
FileDescription:
Cheat Engine 6.6 Setup
FileVersion:
6.6.0.1
LegalCopyright:
Cheat Engine
ProductName:
Cheat Engine 6.6
ProductVersion:
6.6.0.1
DOS Header
Magic number:
MZ
Bytes on last page of file:
0x0050
Pages in file:
0x0002
Relocations:
0x0000
Size of header:
0x0004
Min extra paragraphs:
0x000F
Max extra paragraphs:
0xFFFF
Initial SS value:
0x0000
Initial SP value:
0x00B8
Checksum:
0x0000
Initial IP value:
0x0000
Initial CS value:
0x0000
Overlay number:
0x001A
OEM identifier:
0x0000
OEM information:
0x0000
Address of NE header:
0x00000100
PE Headers
Signature:
PE
Machine:
IMAGE_FILE_MACHINE_I386
Number of sections:
8
Time date stamp:
19-Jun-1992 22:22:17
Pointer to Symbol Table:
0x00000000
Number of symbols:
0
Size of Optional Header:
0x00E0
Characteristics
IMAGE_FILE_32BIT_MACHINE
IMAGE_FILE_BYTES_REVERSED_HI
IMAGE_FILE_BYTES_REVERSED_LO
IMAGE_FILE_EXECUTABLE_IMAGE
IMAGE_FILE_LINE_NUMS_STRIPPED
IMAGE_FILE_LOCAL_SYMS_STRIPPED
IMAGE_FILE_RELOCS_STRIPPED
Sections
Name Virtual Address Virtual Size Raw Size Charateristics Entropy
CODE 0x00001000 0x00009D30 0x00009E00 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_CODE,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_EXECUTE,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ 6.6316
DATA 0x0000B000 0x00000250 0x00000400 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_WRITE 2.75472
BSS 0x0000C000 0x00000E90 0x00000000 IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_WRITE 0
.idata 0x0000D000 0x00000950 0x00000A00 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_WRITE 4.43073
.tls 0x0000E000 0x00000008 0x00000000 IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_WRITE 0
.rdata 0x0000F000 0x00000018 0x00000200 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_SHARED 0.204488
.reloc 0x00010000 0x000008C4 0x00000000 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_SHARED 0
.rsrc 0x00011000 0x00002C00 0x00002C00 IMAGE_SCN_CNT_INITIALIZED_DATA,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_READ,IMAGE_SCN_MEM_SHARED 4.59784
Resources
1

2

3

4

4089

4090

4091

4093

4094

4095

11111

MAINICON

Imports
    kernel32.dll

    user32.dll

    oleaut32.dll

    advapi32.dll

    comctl32.dll

Exports

    No exports.

Screenshots

Processes

Total processes
53
Monitored processes
12
Malicious processes
4
Suspicious processes
2

Behavior graph

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drop and start start drop and start drop and start drop and start drop and start cheats.exe cheats.tmp no specs cheats.exe #INSTALLCORE cheats.tmp kernelmoduleunloader.exe icacls.exe no specs ceregreset.exe no specs cheat engine.exe no specs cheatengine-i386.exe ccleaner.exe no specs ccleaner.exe ccleaner.exe
Specs description
Program did not start
Integrity level elevation
Task сontains an error or was rebooted
Process has crashed
Task contains several apps running
Executable file was dropped
Debug information is available
Process was injected
Network attacks were detected
Application downloaded the executable file
Actions similar to stealing personal data
Behavior similar to exploiting the vulnerability
Inspected object has sucpicious PE structure
File is detected by antivirus software
CPU overrun
RAM overrun
Process starts the services
Process was added to the startup
Behavior similar to spam
Low-level access to the HDD
Probably Tor was used
System was rebooted
Connects to the network
Known threat

Process information

Click at the process to see the details.

PID
3012
CMD
"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\cheats.exe"
Path
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\cheats.exe
Indicators
Parent process
––
User
admin
Integrity Level
MEDIUM
Exit code
0
Version:
Company
Cheat Engine
Description
Cheat Engine 6.6 Setup
Version
6.6.0.1
Modules
Image
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\cheats.exe
c:\systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernelbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\user32.dll
c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\lpk.dll
c:\windows\system32\usp10.dll
c:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
c:\windows\system32\oleaut32.dll
c:\windows\system32\ole32.dll
c:\windows\system32\rpcrt4.dll
c:\windows\system32\advapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\sechost.dll
c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_41e6975e2bd6f2b2\comctl32.dll
c:\windows\system32\shlwapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\imm32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msctf.dll
c:\windows\system32\shell32.dll
c:\windows\system32\uxtheme.dll
c:\windows\system32\apphelp.dll
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\is-sp3po.tmp\cheats.tmp

PID
2148
CMD
"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\is-SP3PO.tmp\cheats.tmp" /SL5="$10019C,11581455,56832,C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\cheats.exe"
Path
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\is-SP3PO.tmp\cheats.tmp
Indicators
No indicators
Parent process
cheats.exe
User
admin
Integrity Level
MEDIUM
Exit code
0
Version:
Company
Description
Setup/Uninstall
Version
51.52.0.0
Modules
Image
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\is-sp3po.tmp\cheats.tmp
c:\systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernelbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\user32.dll
c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\lpk.dll
c:\windows\system32\usp10.dll
c:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
c:\windows\system32\oleaut32.dll
c:\windows\system32\ole32.dll
c:\windows\system32\rpcrt4.dll
c:\windows\system32\advapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\sechost.dll
c:\windows\system32\mpr.dll
c:\windows\system32\version.dll
c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_41e6975e2bd6f2b2\comctl32.dll
c:\windows\system32\shlwapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\shell32.dll
c:\windows\system32\comdlg32.dll
c:\windows\system32\imm32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msctf.dll
c:\windows\system32\cryptbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\clbcatq.dll
c:\windows\system32\uxtheme.dll
c:\windows\system32\propsys.dll
c:\windows\system32\ntmarta.dll
c:\windows\system32\wldap32.dll
c:\windows\system32\profapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\setupapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\cfgmgr32.dll
c:\windows\system32\devobj.dll
c:\windows\system32\apphelp.dll
c:\windows\system32\shdocvw.dll

PID
492
CMD
"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\cheats.exe" /SPAWNWND=$10020E /NOTIFYWND=$10019C
Path
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\cheats.exe
Indicators
Parent process
cheats.tmp
User
admin
Integrity Level
HIGH
Exit code
0
Version:
Company
Cheat Engine
Description
Cheat Engine 6.6 Setup
Version
6.6.0.1
Modules
Image
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\cheats.exe
c:\systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernelbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\user32.dll
c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\lpk.dll
c:\windows\system32\usp10.dll
c:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
c:\windows\system32\oleaut32.dll
c:\windows\system32\ole32.dll
c:\windows\system32\rpcrt4.dll
c:\windows\system32\advapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\sechost.dll
c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_41e6975e2bd6f2b2\comctl32.dll
c:\windows\system32\shlwapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\imm32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msctf.dll
c:\windows\system32\shell32.dll
c:\windows\system32\uxtheme.dll
c:\windows\system32\apphelp.dll
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\is-s311n.tmp\cheats.tmp

PID
1048
CMD
"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\is-S311N.tmp\cheats.tmp" /SL5="$110196,11581455,56832,C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\cheats.exe" /SPAWNWND=$10020E /NOTIFYWND=$10019C
Path
C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\is-S311N.tmp\cheats.tmp
Indicators
Parent process
cheats.exe
User
admin
Integrity Level
HIGH
Exit code
0
Version:
Company
Description
Setup/Uninstall
Version
51.52.0.0
Modules
Image
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\is-s311n.tmp\cheats.tmp
c:\systemroot\system32\ntdll.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
c:\windows\system32\kernelbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\user32.dll
c:\windows\system32\lpk.dll
c:\windows\system32\gdi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\usp10.dll
c:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
c:\windows\system32\oleaut32.dll
c:\windows\system32\ole32.dll
c:\windows\system32\rpcrt4.dll
c:\windows\system32\advapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\sechost.dll
c:\windows\system32\mpr.dll
c:\windows\system32\version.dll
c:\windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_41e6975e2bd6f2b2\comctl32.dll
c:\windows\system32\shlwapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\shell32.dll
c:\windows\system32\comdlg32.dll
c:\windows\system32\imm32.dll
c:\windows\system32\msctf.dll
c:\windows\system32\cryptbase.dll
c:\windows\system32\clbcatq.dll
c:\windows\system32\uxtheme.dll
c:\windows\system32\profapi.dll
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\is-8ptcu.tmp\_isetup\_shfoldr.dll
c:\windows\system32\shfolder.dll
c:\windows\system32\rstrtmgr.dll
c:\windows\system32\ncrypt.dll
c:\windows\system32\bcrypt.dll
c:\windows\system32\msasn1.dll
c:\windows\system32\bcryptprimitives.dll
c:\windows\system32\imageres.dll
c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\ink\tiptsf.dll
c:\windows\system32\riched20.dll
c:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\is-8ptcu.tmp\fusion.dll
c:\windows\system32\urlmon.dll
c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
c:\windows\system32\iertutil.dll
c:\windows\system32\crypt32.dll
c:\windows\system32\olepro32.dll
c:\windows\system32\iphlpapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\nsi.dll
c:\windows\system32\winnsi.dll
c:\windows\system32\dhcpcsvc.dll
c:\windows\system32\ws2_32.dll
c:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
c:\windows\system32\sspicli.dll
c:\windows\system32\ieframe.dll
c:\windows\system32\psapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\oleacc.dll
c:\windows\system32\sxs.dll
c:\windows\system32\powrprof.dll
c:\windows\system32\setupapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\cfgmgr32.dll
c:\windows\system32\devobj.dll
c:\windows\system32\wtsapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\winsta.dll
c:\windows\system32\ntmarta.dll
c:\windows\system32\wldap32.dll
c:\windows\system32\dnsapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\rasapi32.dll
c:\windows\system32\rasman.dll
c:\windows\system32\rtutils.dll
c:\windows\system32\sensapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\nlaapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\rasadhlp.dll
c:\windows\system32\mswsock.dll
c:\windows\system32\wshtcpip.dll
c:\windows\system32\wship6.dll
c:\windows\system32\propsys.dll
c:\windows\system32\mlang.dll
c:\windows\system32\apphelp.dll
c:\windows\system32\fwpuclnt.dll
c:\windows\system32\mshtml.dll
c:\windows\system32\msls31.dll
c:\windows\system32\msimtf.dll
c:\windows\system32\jscript.dll
c:\windows\system32\cryptsp.dll
c:\windows\system32\rsaenh.dll
c:\windows\system32\rpcrtremote.dll
c:\windows\system32\normaliz.dll
c:\windows\system32\imgutil.dll
c:\windows\system32\pngfilt.dll
c:\windows\system32\explorerframe.dll
c:\windows\system32\duser.dll
c:\windows\system32\dui70.dll
c:\windows\system32\sfc.dll
c:\windows\system32\sfc_os.dll
c:\windows\system32\devrtl.dll
c:\program files\cheat engine 6.6\kernelmoduleunloader.exe
c:\windows\system32\linkinfo.dll
c:\windows\system32\ntshrui.dll
c:\windows\system32\srvcli.dll
c:\windows\system32\cscapi.dll
c:\windows\system32\slc.dll
c:\program files\cheat engine 6.6\cheat engine.exe
c:\windows\system32\icacls.exe
c:\program files\cheat engine 6.6\ceregreset.exe
c:\windows\system32\netutils.dll

PID
3456
CMD
"C:\Program Files\Cheat Engine 6.6\Kernelmoduleunloader.exe" /SETUP
Path
C:\Program Files\Cheat Engine 6.6\Kernelmoduleunloader.exe
Indicators
Parent process
cheats.tmp
User
admin
Integrity Level
HIGH
Exit code
0
Version:
Company
Description
Version