9e709f72-243e-4084-8545-7a1a7e154cbe-9.exe

Neon Alchemist Station

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 9e709f72-243e-4084-8545-7a1a7e154cbe-9.exe by Neon Alchemist Station 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 distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
Neon Alchemist Station  (signed and verified)

MD5:
7703ab57e98ced20a37cd7a0e158db61

SHA-1:
40d7539a5d663c1496d38ee1e079bf4fb5ce0c79

SHA-256:
a5545805541ed36ea152322e5c08cec9698d116b5a1589967bceb32197ea7520

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
1/20/2020 10:33:15 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.3.12.1

File size:
920.4 KB (942,504 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plusatotal-9.1v21.10\9e709f72-243e-4084-8545-7a1a7e154cbe-9.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/27/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/28/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Neon Alchemist Station, O=Neon Alchemist Station, 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:
4682924DB7F76F78C4C54215DBB9CE75

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/20/2014 2:38:00 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x73245

Entry point:
E8, 24, 14, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, 51, 8D, 4C, 24, 04, 2B, C8, 1B, C0, F7, D0, 23, C8, 8B, C4, 25, 00, F0, FF, FF, 3B, C8, 72, 0A, 8B, C1, 59, 94, 8B, 00, 89, 04, 24, C3, 2D, 00, 10, 00, 00, 85, 00, EB, E9, 55, 8B, EC, E8, 0F, 00, 00, 00, 83, 7D, 08, 00, 74, 05, E8, EE, 1F, 01, 00, DB, E2, 5D, C3, B8, F0, 47, 48, 00, A3, 78, E8, 4C, 00, C7, 05, 7C, E8, 4C, 00, D0, 50, 48, 00, C7, 05, 80, E8, 4C, 00, 5F, 51, 48, 00, C7, 05, 84, E8, 4C, 00, B7, 51, 48, 00, C7, 05, 88, E8, 4C, 00, 3A, 52, 48, 00, A3...
 
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Entropy:
6.3815

Code size:
576.5 KB (590,336 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
9e709f72-243e-4084-8545-7a1a7e154cbe-9

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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