torch.exe

Torch by Torch Media Inc. (Signed)

Remove torch.exe
Version:   2.0.0.1705
MD5:   3bf5a3a8a1ac9b7f7d8864f249238e9d
SHA1:   05f4e2cda9c9aebc15f242259261e9c7ae2c11ce
SHA256:   6528ab23008b1c9defad6e73ebd7c608bfbf43f3071643f0e4fca0868a5f79c5
Warning 5 antivirus scanners has detected malware.

What is torch.exe?

Torch is a browser based on Chromium for Windows. It specializes in media downloading and has built-in media features, including a torrent engine, video grabber and sharing button.

About torch.exe (from Torch Media Inc.)

Torch is a free and unique software that offers you powerful browsing together with built-in media downloading and sharing features. Torch Browser is based on the Chromium technology platform, giving

DetailsDetails

File name:torch.exe
Publisher:Torch Media Inc.
Product name:Torch
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe
Original name:chrome.exe
File version:2.0.0.1705
Size:1.24 MB (1,298,784 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Torch Media Inc.
Authority (CA):Thawte
Effective date:Monday, June 25, 2012
Expiration date:Thursday, June 26, 2014
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Torch Media Inc.
5% remove
Torch Browser is a freeware Chromium based web browser and Internet suite developed by Torch Media. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sharing websites via social networks, downloading torrents, accelerating downloads and grabbing online media, all directly from the browser. Torch Browser is commercial freeware offered for Microsoft Windows only. The built-in BitTorrent client allows users to ...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Shell open commands
  • mailto
  • https
  • http
  • ftp
Scheduled tasks
  • The job '{40F204DB-6758-45E4-80C4-685F59448FB4}' runs on registration in the path '\{40F204DB-6758-45E4-80C4-685F59448FB4}'
  • The task '{3C7980DA-96EB-42BF-B953-BB8028359D27}' runs on registration in the path '\{3C7980DA-96EB-42BF-B953-BB8028359D27}'
  • The job '{8C4A389E-EADC-4147-BE18-4601BB193E3A}' runs on registration in the path '\{8C4A389E-EADC-4147-BE18-4601BB193E3A}'
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_B2D2459F2798E05C7608FD02F9D6329A' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe" --no-startup-window
Network connections
  • [TCP] zoom.zynga.com (184.75.160.202:8890)
  • [TCP] ec2-54-243-223-189.compute-1.amazonaws.com (54.243.223.189:443)
  • [TCP] lga15s35-in-f2.1e100.net (173.194.43.34:80)
  • [TCP] ec2-23-21-193-36.compute-1.amazonaws.com (23.21.193.36:80)
  • [UDP] listens on port 56334

  • MalwareMalware detections

    Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 5 of them detected the following malware.
    Antivirus engineEngine versionDetection
    Antiy Labs AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.Agent
    Kingsoft 2013.1.8.219 Win32.Troj.Agent.ug.(kcloud)
    nProtect 2013-02-28.01 Trojan/W32.Agent.1298784
    Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 HV_ZYX_CA25037F.TOMC
    Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.20.2 MalwareCryptor.SB.gen

    ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.09957090%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.03164613%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.06792478%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:5,589 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:8,918,476/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:112/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:30.85 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):39.2 MB
    Private (minimum):31.6 MB
    Non-paged memory:30.85 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:170.77 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):177.98 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:36.84 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):41.52 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:127,204/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:1 MB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:1,136/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:529.15 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:1,171/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:105.44 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:451/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:8
    12
    Handles:221
    600
    GUI GDI count:26
    103
    GUI GDI peak:37
    142
    GUI USER count:16
    49
    GUI USER peak:23
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:Undefined
    Platform:32-bit
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtest=conncountimpact/conn_count_6/connnectbackupjobs/connectbackupjobsenabled/dnsimpact/default_enabled_prefetch/dnsparallelism/parallel_default/globalsdch/global_enable_sdch/idleskttoimpact/idle_timeout_10/instant/inactive/prefetch/contentprefetchprerender1/prerenderfromomniboxheuristic/originalalgorithm/proxyconnectionimpact/proxy_connections_32/spdycwn
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtest=conncountimpact/conn_count_6/connnectbackupjobs/connectbackupjobsenabled/dnsimpact/default_enabled_prefetch/dnsparallelism/parallel_default/globalsdch/global_enable_sdch/idleskttoimpact/idle_timeout_10/instant/inactive/prefetch/contentprefetchprerender1/prerenderfromomniboxheuristic/originalalgorithm/proxyconnectionimpact/proxy_connections_32/spdycwnd/cwnd10/spdyimpact/npn_with_spdy/warmsocke
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtest=conncountimpact/conn_count_6/connnectbackupjobs/connectbackupjobsenabled/dnsimpact/default_enabled_prefetch/dnsparallelism/parallel_default/globalsdch/global_enable_sdch/idleskttoimpact/idle_timeout_10/instant/inactive/prefetch/contentprefetchprerender1/prerenderfromomniboxheuristic/originalalgorithm/proxyconnectionimpact/proxy_connections_32/spdycwnd/cwndmin10/spdyimpact/npn_with_spdy/warmso
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtest=cachelistsize/cachelistsize_12/conncountimpact/conn_count_6/connnectbackupjobs/connectbackupjobsenabled/dnsimpact/default_enabled_prefetch/dnsparallelism/parallel_default/globalsdch/global_enable_sdch/idleskttoimpact/idle_timeout_10/instant/inactive/prefetch/contentprefetchprerender1/prerenderfromomnibox/omniboxprerenderdisabled/prerenderfromomniboxheuristic/originalalgorithm/proxyconnec
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" httC://www.facebook.com
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtest=conncountimpact/conn_count_6/connnectbackupjobs/connectbackupjobsenabled/dnsimpact/default_enabled_prefetch/dnsparallelism/parallel_default/globalsdch/global_enable_sdch/idleskttoimpact/idle_timeout_10/instant/inactive/prefetch/contentprefetchprerender1/prerenderfromomniboxheuristic/originalalgorithm/proxyconnectionimpact/proxy_connections_32/spdycwnd/cwndmin16/spdyimpact/npn_with_spdy/wa
    • "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=plugin --plugin-path="C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\torch\user data\default\extensions\lecpjhggilhbceadobnggaagnpfpafhg\2.0.0.1705_0\torchhelper.dll" --lang=en-us --channel=4144.057f2a50.1947595167 /prefetcC:4
    • (21 more)
    Owner:User
    Parent processes:

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    SearchProtocolHost.exe (Windows Search by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:1.17138257%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.61285654%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.55852603%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:28,406,562/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Memory:192 KB
    1.16 MB
    torch.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.72985336%
    Kernel CPU:0.10921179%
    User CPU:0.62064157%
    CPU cycles:16,712,492/sec
    Context switches:44/sec
    Memory:1.27 MB
    ole32.dll
    Total CPU:0.31828412%
    Kernel CPU:0.11948115%
    User CPU:0.19880297%
    CPU cycles:7,707,527/sec
    Memory:1.27 MB
    chrome.dll (Torch by Torch Media)
    Total CPU:0.04599400%
    Kernel CPU:0.01750370%
    User CPU:0.02849030%
    CPU cycles:767,385/sec
    Context switches:6/sec
    Memory:42.59 MB
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:0.03833267%
    Kernel CPU:0.02063445%
    User CPU:0.01769822%
    CPU cycles:915,080/sec
    Context switches:15/sec
    Memory:1.66 MB
    torchvideograbber.dll (Torch by Torch Media)
    Total CPU:0.03650146%
    Kernel CPU:0.00715946%
    User CPU:0.02934200%
    CPU cycles:1,207,022/sec
    Context switches:76/sec
    Memory:592 KB
    gcswf32.dll (Shockwave Flash by Adobe Systems)
    Total CPU:0.00543875%
    Kernel CPU:0.00413830%
    User CPU:0.00130045%
    CPU cycles:78,673/sec
    Context switches:13/sec
    Memory:9.25 MB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 36.98%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 28.65%
    Microsoft Windows XP 10.42%
    Windows 7 Ultimate N 6.25%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview 5.21%
    Windows 8 Pro 3.65%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 2.60%
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise 1.56%
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.56%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 0.52%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.52%
    Windows 8 Enterprise 0.52%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 0.52%
    Windows 7 Professional 0.52%
    Windows 8 0.52%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United Kingdom installs about 23.16% of Torch.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    ASUS 31.22%
    Hewlett-Packard 29.76%
    Dell 16.59%
    Sony 10.73%
    Acer 5.85%
    Lenovo 2.93%
    Toshiba 2.93%
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