65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-11.exe

HQube-V1.6

Motoko Group

This adware utilizes the Crossrider extension platform and will inject advertisiments in the Internet browser and may modify core browser settings. Ads will be delivered as banners and contextual text-links and may promote other potentially unwanted software. The application 65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-11.exe by Motoko Group has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. 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:
HQFree  (signed by Motoko Group)

Product:
HQube-V1.6

Description:
HQube-V1.6 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
11d84b14864dc42bd53cf7156f0d26ed

SHA-1:
d233d43bc153acaf6374410d978c640e0110a1e8

Scanner detections:
1 / 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:
6/5/2020 1:07:33 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.1.22

File size:
1.8 MB (1,912,680 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
HQube-V1.6.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\hqube-v1.6\65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-11.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/17/2014 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/18/2015 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Motoko Group, O=Motoko Group, 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:
00AAFC4F8011F7FD7C00748C990950D28A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/28/2014 3:05:30 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0xE48F4

Entry point:
E8, 42, 00, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 85, F6, 78, 09, E8, 75, 01, 01, 00, 3B, 30, 7C, 07, E8, 6C, 01, 01, 00, 8B, 30, E8, 5F, 01, 01, 00, 8B, 04, B0, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, 60, 5F, 00, 00, 8B, F0, 85, F6, 75, 07, B8, 90, 56, 54, 00, EB, 26, 53, 57, 33, FF, BB, 86, 00, 00, 00, 39, 7E, 24, 75, 1B, 6A, 01, 53, E8, 7A, 31, 00, 00, 59, 59, 89, 46, 24, 85, C0, 75, 0A, B8, 90, 56, 54, 00, 5F, 5B, 5E, 5D, C3, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 76, 24, E8, 90, FF, FF, FF, 50, 53, 56, E8, D9, ED...
 
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Entropy:
6.8612

Code size:
1 MB (1,090,560 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-11

Path:
C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-11.job

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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