This is a Chrome web browser extension which contains the installable app and manifest file. The file 172.crx has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is part of the Revizer line of web browser extensions that inject 3rd-party advertisements in the Chrome web browser as well as setup a proxy server for the browser in order to track behaviors and display context based-ads from various partners (mostly adware).
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Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.
12/9/2016 2:59:03 AM UTC (today)
25.9 KB (26,512 bytes)
CRX Package Format (zip file with special header)