4f81370a-21c5-41ef-9471-a346ab337c0e-3.exe

Plus-HD-9.5

Kimahri Software inc.

This file runs as a background process as part of the Crossrider framework which enables the included web browser extension. The application 4f81370a-21c5-41ef-9471-a346ab337c0e-3.exe by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 14 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:
Plus HD  (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)

Product:
Plus-HD-9.5

Description:
Plus-HD-9.5 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
b4dcd56c25efc34a99a0ebe5c1b3040b

SHA-1:
5e9949d9f344c32c27712f6d3c5a6bd3c687ffd8

SHA-256:
3b48101cc711ee00c9d38f287cc37b8c916d99481e359b169a0cf77466c41011

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
May modify the web browser's settings including changing the homepage and search provider in addition to delivering ads (by injecting banner and text-links directly in the webpage). Distributed through the Brightcircle investments brand.

Analysis date:
9/20/2018 6:00:12 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
1003

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.1458

Bitdefender
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
1.0.20.640

Bkav FE
W32.CrossRider.Trojan
1.3.0.4959

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Adware.Plush
8.14.05.08.09

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AD (variant)
8.9772

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
5/8/2014

F-Secure
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
11.2014-08-05_5

G Data
Gen:Adware.Plush
14.5.24

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.PlusHD.A
v2014.05.08.09

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
15.0.0.384

Panda Antivirus
PUP/PlusHD
14.05.08.09

Reason Heuristics
PUP.KimahriSoftwareinc.g
14.5.8.8

VIPRE Antivirus
Crossrider
28986

File size:
1.8 MB (1,865,576 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Plus-HD-9.5.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-9.5\4f81370a-21c5-41ef-9471-a346ab337c0e-3.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/7/2013 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/6/2016 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Kimahri Software inc., O=Kimahri Software inc., STREET=666 Sherbrooke Rue w, L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H3A 1E7, C=CA

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

Serial number:
00A1BB8569950C0B2080A11A0E2F618B33

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/4/2014 8:18:58 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:zk8nX3MdUnHyL7zD9BK704pS4yT3Uzn+nPRxY:zk8HMEm7d+

Entry address:
0xDFB14

Entry point:
E8, 60, 09, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 85, F6, 78, 09, E8, 93, 0A, 01, 00, 3B, 30, 7C, 07, E8, 8A, 0A, 01, 00, 8B, 30, E8, 7D, 0A, 01, 00, 8B, 04, B0, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, A7, 5D, 00, 00, 8B, F0, 85, F6, 75, 07, B8, E0, 99, 53, 00, EB, 26, 53, 57, 33, FF, BB, 86, 00, 00, 00, 39, 7E, 24, 75, 1B, 6A, 01, 53, E8, FA, 30, 00, 00, 59, 59, 89, 46, 24, 85, C0, 75, 0A, B8, E0, 99, 53, 00, 5F, 5B, 5E, 5D, C3, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 76, 24, E8, 90, FF, FF, FF, 50, 53, 56, E8, 83, EC...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.8569

Code size:
1021.5 KB (1,046,016 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
4f81370a-21c5-41ef-9471-a346ab337c0e-3

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Action:
4f81370a-21c5-41ef-9471-a346ab337c0e-3.exe \edgqr=ciiyayb9czx44pqz7cbosqsdslc74\ua8auzn8ajnmw


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-184-168-221-35.ip.secureserver.net  (184.168.221.35:80)

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