07050b38-1064-4757-a89c-fb7383a998f7-6.exe

Apps Hat

Krance Development

This adware is a web browser extension that will inject advertising in the browser in the form of unwanted banners and text-links which may link to malware sites and install unwanted software. The application 07050b38-1064-4757-a89c-fb7383a998f7-6.exe by Krance Development has been detected as adware by 6 anti-malware scanners. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension platform. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
Nero  (signed by Krance Development)

Product:
Apps Hat

Description:
Apps Hat exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
140ecdc0e8ec6b2f2d185d9ba858543f

SHA-1:
109bc1c84ecbaf8066f6a37c9fe9de2507f3440e

SHA-256:
552b452b117588f0e879d08240d0c0aeaf3865ee7812f4c583f707e5afcb40f5

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
The software may change the browser's home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements. Distributed through the Brightcircle investments brand.

Analysis date:
12/14/2017 11:56:02 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Generic
2015.0.3331

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AV (variant)
8.10511

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.AppsHat.A
v2014.10.04.05

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.10.04.05

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.Task.g
14.10.4.15

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4789396
33624

File size:
1.2 MB (1,228,192 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2016

Original file name:
Apps Hat.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\apps hat\07050b38-1064-4757-a89c-fb7383a998f7-6.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/28/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/29/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Krance Development, O=Krance Development, STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Cyprus, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
2F8A4746EB05936853BC17805C72D300

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/3/2014 9:36:36 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:kYl8ddip+rvx29erBYryfFaW4V/2oCJfaSHBIcTvpSVf9okT+R7ul:L+ip+rJ+gBYr4aW4mHxTvpSVf9zT+R7+

Entry address:
0x9F480

Entry point:
E8, C9, 03, 01, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 30, EC, 4F, 00, E8, 2A, 79, 00, 00, E8, FC, 55, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 5C, 03, 01, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 6F, 8D, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Code size:
787 KB (805,888 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
07050b38-1064-4757-a89c-fb7383a998f7-6

Path:
C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\07050b38-1064-4757-a89c-fb7383a998f7-6.job

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-50-63-202-55.ip.secureserver.net  (50.63.202.55:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com  (52.216.16.114:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to tlb.hwcdn.net  (69.16.175.10:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to hwcdn.net  (69.16.175.42:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-50-63-202-33.ip.secureserver.net  (50.63.202.33:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-184-168-221-33.ip.secureserver.net  (184.168.221.33:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-235-111-132.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.235.111.132:80)

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