Submission Summary:

What's been foundSeverity Level
Downloads/requests other files from Internet.
Creates a startup registry entry.
Contains characteristics of an identified security risk.


Technical Details:


Possible Security Risk

Security RiskDescription
Adware.SaveNow!sd5 Adware.SaveNow!sd5 is a potentially unwanted adware program that could be used to display various pop-up advertisements.
Adware.WhenU_SaveNow SaveNow shows targeted pop-up advertisements and coupons based on user's Internet surfing habits. It is usually distributed with other third party software such as BearShare.
Adware.WhenU_WeatherCast Weathercast displays weather forecasts in real time. It also bundles WhenUSearch with it and displays text-based advertisements within the WeatherCast program.
Adware.Component.WhenU Common Components shared between WhenU products like ClockSync, SaveNow, SideFinder and WeatherCast.

Threat CategoryDescription
A potentially unwanted adware program designed to deliver various advertisements to the users' systems


File System Modifications

#Filename(s)File SizeFile HashAlias
1 %Programs%\WeatherCast\WeatherCast.lnk 1,520 bytes MD5: 0xA3B00D584927870BC595B59691CE49B4
SHA-1: 0x1FB9B4A3A9CCB8260B15AC0DECDA68502C7A81D7
(not available)
2 %Programs%\WhenU\Learn More About Save!.url 94 bytes MD5: 0x1C507B4E577A068EDB5BFB29895790C2
SHA-1: 0x408F58D4E6F9F65DD502876404BC96B4027E8951
(not available)
3 %Programs%\WhenU\Learn More About SaveNow.url 97 bytes MD5: 0x004ECE9B06692B4B4175D6F916794E37
(not available)
4 %Programs%\WhenU\ Website.url 76 bytes MD5: 0xE5A23A17131446025AC70349B40A7C39
SHA-1: 0xA15041AE29601160FC00530C2711E027FE49F400
(not available)
5 %ProgramFiles%\Save\ReadMe.txt 3,962 bytes MD5: 0x98D23ED9EADD9849BC14DB4C56ABE523
SHA-1: 0x588D3E4D7FB849A0CABF827403721AF3062B4838
Adware-SaveNow [McAfee]
6 %ProgramFiles%\Save\save.db 47 bytes MD5: 0xE2400BFF4F83BF551D3CE9A3137D0341
SHA-1: 0x7CF50AFF34853183EF0A7FA4A7B029D1D77C52D4
(not available)
7 %ProgramFiles%\Save\Save.exe 358,976 bytes MD5: 0xF5BAAEAC796EFA579E498C93AC496E13
SHA-1: 0xF0D536E6BEC7317E176CE4FF888EF3D1E31B6EEF
Adware.SaveNow!sd5 [PCTools] [Kaspersky Lab]
Adware-SaveNow [McAfee]
8 %ProgramFiles%\Save\save.htm 74,537 bytes MD5: 0x3CEB2DD0E78BE3235875F36F7011F7EA
SHA-1: 0x3E1C53CE5B85479AD27136F00B8756C66B8B2181
(not available)
9 %ProgramFiles%\Save\SaveUninst.exe 29,312 bytes MD5: 0x9BD8828F79D9822F82985C3E9398B9F4
SHA-1: 0xD85A8ED1A8198CD9A51B943432D1307AC6DA32C7
Adware.WhenU_SaveNow [PCTools]
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SaveNow.m [Kaspersky Lab]
Adware-SaveNow [McAfee]
10 %ProgramFiles%\WeatherCast\Uninst.exe 18,999 bytes MD5: 0x57B233F163AB75B59FB329B032114AAC
SHA-1: 0x9037DB5E6F7C46DEF333A7D05EECAB1F2CD29E7B
Adware.WhenU_SaveNow [PCTools]
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SaveNow.ay [Kaspersky Lab]
Generic PUP.a [McAfee]
11 %ProgramFiles%\WeatherCast\Weather.exe 132,096 bytes MD5: 0x8B80EEF990F3F353B7E5A855975ADC2E
SHA-1: 0x449B85A5C6A656DC4379C8D7FA9DA0A9F6D320EC
Adware.WhenU_SaveNow [PCTools]
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SaveNow.ay [Kaspersky Lab]
Adware-SaveNow [McAfee]
12 [file and pathname of the sample #1] 379,976 bytes MD5: 0xE76F88BC8F04FEDC2BB3722CC9472240
SHA-1: 0xB75995370FDBFE08D5D9A9115D2110AD924D49BB
Adware.WhenU_SaveNow [PCTools]
not-a-virus:AdTool.Win32.WhenU.a [Kaspersky Lab]


Memory Modifications

Process NameProcess FilenameMain Module Size
Save.exe%ProgramFiles%\save\save.exe368,640 bytes
Weather.exe%ProgramFiles%\weathercast\weather.exe143,360 bytes
[filename of the sample #1][file and pathname of the sample #1]385,024 bytes


Registry Modifications


Other details

1040UDPWeather.exe (%ProgramFiles%\WeatherCast\Weather.exe)

Server NameServer PortConnect as UserConnection Password



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