21802_updater.exe

Shopping Sidekick Plugin

Engaging Apps

This is the installer application for a 50onRed advertising supported software package (displays ads in the browser and may hijack the home and search pages of the web browser). The application 21802_updater.exe, “Shopping Sidekick Plugin Updater” by Engaging Apps has been detected as adware by 13 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Nullsoft Install System installer. 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.
Publisher:
Innovative Apps  (signed by Engaging Apps)

Product:
Shopping Sidekick Plugin

Description:
Shopping Sidekick Plugin Updater

Version:
1.1.2.1

MD5:
c5afc647fb4fde358a351a66e4352daf

SHA-1:
b2d3b84dd2bb752b691f89802264dbd10abcd307

SHA-256:
7cf7577bd18d85590d8b8b41eb8c53df3986340de524fb9e24914b2ff053d981

Scanner detections:
13 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Browser extension that injects additional advertisements (banner and text links) on web pages.

Analysis date:
8/11/2020 2:49:47 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.ScrambleWrapper
7.1.1

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.10
9.0.1.0117

ESET NOD32
Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper
8.9479

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11292

Reason Heuristics
PUP.EngagingApps.N
14.8.7.21

Sophos
AppRider
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1018
7.2.117

VIPRE Antivirus
GamePlayLabs
26894

File size:
467.3 KB (478,512 bytes)

Copyright:
Copyright Innovative Apps

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\21802_updater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/3/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/4/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Engaging Apps, O=Engaging Apps, L=Philadelphia, S=Pennsylvania, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
632EEBD9B987BC680D444D8675A26545

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/19/2012 9:01:49 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:dtobJ3XoEfq3JZUfBRCfEcBLboxtWnqP2L2o7WL2:dtcHYJZUfBFEnq2K

Entry address:
0x4327

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, 93, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, 94, 42, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, 94, 42, 00, 56, A3, 40, 7B, 42, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 7B, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, 94, 42, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Entropy:
7.8242  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

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