21806_updater.exe

Deals Plugin Extension

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 21806_updater.exe, “Deals Plugin Extension Updater” by Engaging Apps has been detected as adware by 10 anti-malware scanners. This is a setup program which is used to install the application. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension toolkit. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider.
Publisher:
Innovative Apps  (signed by Engaging Apps)

Product:
Deals Plugin Extension

Description:
Deals Plugin Extension Updater

Version:
1.1.2.1

MD5:
7a65ea63d28aaa0bf7564b7ffd140777

SHA-1:
a9310e6da156250febab91e87ca0594a4ed2175c

SHA-256:
28b02166531c06c9dfbf10ee0eb137adacf54c41a17c0b80bd8f127c460f8e7a

Scanner detections:
10 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
8/11/2020 3:35:10 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Bkav FE
W32.Clode53.Trojan
1.3.0.4261

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.10
9.0.1.022

ESET NOD32
Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper
8.8957

Fortinet FortiGate
W32/Generic
1/22/2014

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.173.9969

McAfee
Artemis!7A65EA63D28A
5600.7242

Reason Heuristics
PUP.EngagingApps.N
14.8.7.21

Sophos
AppRider
4.94

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1016
7.2.22

VIPRE Antivirus
GamePlayLabs
22666

File size:
466.8 KB (477,952 bytes)

Copyright:
Copyright Innovative Apps

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\21806_updater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/4/2013 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/5/2014 2:59:59 AM

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 6:01:49 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:/tob3y9dQEoMlyGoGbNMxEg4Tg7dXInhvhUAH:/tPfWMlRtbNMxEgigxevXH

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:
7.8367  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

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