65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-6.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-6.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 toolkit. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
HQFree  (signed by Motoko Group)

Product:
HQube-V1.6

Description:
HQube-V1.6 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
9d0a47fb7ce8caaa48921ad215c202da

SHA-1:
6ea1eb24eacc723ec2cecca3f3ff68e01a69da37

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.

Analysis date:
5/25/2020 8:42:35 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.2.25.23

File size:
594.4 KB (608,616 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2016

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-6.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 3:06:27 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x46A9C

Entry point:
E8, 5C, DF, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, B8, B1, 47, 00, E8, DE, 4E, 00, 00, E8, 9A, 29, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, EF, DE, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, B1, 67, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.3316

Code size:
419 KB (429,056 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-6

Path:
C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\65e65dcb-5fb2-4b6c-9e45-82941231552f-6.job

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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