747b8c88-2227-4a75-bca0-9c06c87cf3f5-4.exe

Plus-HD-9.5

Kimahri Software inc.

This adware uses the Crossrider platform to build and distribute this web browser advertising injection extension. Once installed in the browser it will hijack various browser settings (homepage, search) and may interfere and track behaviors as well as deliver ads. The application 747b8c88-2227-4a75-bca0-9c06c87cf3f5-4.exe by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 17 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 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:
Plus HD  (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)

Product:
Plus-HD-9.5

Description:
Plus-HD-9.5 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
5734e9ca12cfe1110babc29acf240293

SHA-1:
913e40737cc308e2bfeae1d21369a3db8815a735

SHA-256:
b001e7cec5668743bfb4fa0fda422d85a63dd7ee67df5c885c7259bf80c13ae3

Scanner detections:
17 / 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).

Analysis date:
9/24/2018 8:54:01 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
976

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/CrossRider.A.3081
7.11.149.220

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.1464

Bitdefender
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
1.0.20.775

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Adware.Plush
8.14.06.04.12

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AD (variant)
8.9804

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
6/4/2014

F-Secure
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
11.2014-15-08_6

G Data
Gen:Adware.Plush
14.6.24

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.PlusHD.A
v2014.06.04.12

McAfee
Artemis!5734E9CA12CF
5600.7110

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!5734E9CA12CF
7.7110

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
15.0.0.465

Panda Antivirus
PUP/PlusHD
14.06.04.12

Reason Heuristics
PUP.KimahriSoftwareinc.g
14.6.4.0

VIPRE Antivirus
Crossrider
29236

File size:
782.9 KB (801,640 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\747b8c88-2227-4a75-bca0-9c06c87cf3f5-4.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

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

Valid to:
3/7/2016 6:59:59 AM

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:
5/6/2014 1:02:17 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:0oxWLJRLj/h/fGV7uiGz28hElgGxFb7q32VTUxCq2HtpnbDdwwpT8vQ:0oklZVnqizNhElgGxFip3SBxTp

Entry address:
0x8271F

Entry point:
E8, 44, EC, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, F7, C1, 03, 00, 00, 00, 74, 24, 8A, 01, 83, C1, 01, 84, C0, 74, 4E, F7, C1, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, EF, 05, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 01, BA, FF, FE, FE, 7E, 03, D0, 83, F0, FF, 33, C2, 83, C1, 04, A9, 00, 01, 01, 81, 74, E8, 8B, 41, FC, 84, C0, 74, 32, 84, E4, 74, 24, A9, 00, 00, FF, 00, 74, 13, A9, 00, 00, 00, FF, 74, 02, EB, CD, 8D, 41, FF, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 2B, C1, C3, 8D, 41...
 
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Entropy:
6.5390

Code size:
635.5 KB (650,752 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
747b8c88-2227-4a75-bca0-9c06c87cf3f5-4

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Action:
747b8c88-2227-4a75-bca0-9c06c87cf3f5-4.exe \seakfmwus \aqxihqg='plus-hd-9.5' \idylyq='C:\prog


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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