888a91b6-e393-40f2-87bf-50b7ae0f2354-11.exe

HQ Pro Video 1.6V27.11

Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited)

This adware is a web browser extension that will inject advertising in the browser in the form of unwanted banners and text-links which may link to malware sites and install unwanted software. The application 888a91b6-e393-40f2-87bf-50b7ae0f2354-11.exe, “HQ Pro Video 1.6V27.11 exe” by Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited) has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. 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:
HQ VideoV27.11  (signed by Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited))

Product:
HQ Pro Video 1.6V27.11

Description:
HQ Pro Video 1.6V27.11 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
082f132911472181790a76e863170f0d

SHA-1:
d10b2f6f7742bc000b6b046d28bf276774e4ade9

SHA-256:
0ea4d9e9e11ba8f0fa746145cff3ac59ed6c584c000adcf47d9b1de36c657acb

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:
11/21/2017 8:18:52 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider.Brightcircle (M)
16.2.18.16

File size:
1.9 MB (2,002,904 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
HQ Pro Video 1.6V27.11.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\hq pro video 1.6v27.11\888a91b6-e393-40f2-87bf-50b7ae0f2354-11.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/16/2014 10:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/17/2015 9:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited), O=Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited), 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:
685AE12077846353AA542302DA532ABD

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/27/2014 9:05:25 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:/ShG5KT5alWHjYcV/qQtqk9pSRhTAZ1V1Dzq:wHToCH5qQtwZ

Entry address:
0xF3A21

Entry point:
E8, 67, FD, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 85, F6, 78, 09, E8, 9A, FE, 00, 00, 3B, 30, 7C, 07, E8, 91, FE, 00, 00, 8B, 30, E8, 84, FE, 00, 00, 8B, 04, B0, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, 83, 5C, 00, 00, 8B, F0, 85, F6, 75, 07, B8, 80, 98, 55, 00, EB, 26, 53, 57, 33, FF, BB, 86, 00, 00, 00, 39, 7E, 24, 75, 1B, 6A, 01, 53, E8, 9D, 2E, 00, 00, 59, 59, 89, 46, 24, 85, C0, 75, 0A, B8, 80, 98, 55, 00, 5F, 5B, 5E, 5D, C3, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 76, 24, E8, 90, FF, FF, FF, 50, 53, 56, E8, FE, EA...
 
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Code size:
1.1 MB (1,166,848 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
888a91b6-e393-40f2-87bf-50b7ae0f2354-11

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-50-63-202-40.ip.secureserver.net  (50.63.202.40:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com  (54.231.113.234:80)

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