afnwp.exe

Bright circle investments Ltd.

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 afnwp.exe by Bright circle investments has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Nullsoft Install System installer. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
Bright circle investments Ltd.  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.34.6.10

MD5:
5a1ad2292b9f108e0333178e7ea2a2b5

SHA-1:
7b5c0c909c6fd61c6be0fd3ec30c60fcaba16baf

SHA-256:
fb4d31d5ed6314df2a7b9bfffc701dec80524307b5e2a1add22b3353e64f66a8

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:
7/3/2020 6:04:48 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.BrightCircle.Installer (M)
16.6.1.23

File size:
7.5 MB (7,850,432 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\afnwp.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
6/19/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/20/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Bright circle investments Ltd., O=Bright circle investments Ltd., STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00EF90FEF9AC8E258E5D30D0E08C84D37E

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 2:55:02 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:iDOP566ob12OHTGfh8JZW/WloeSnUqntPbTZPG1sapBwPXpECFK:4M6/5zWh8JZRpyLUBpBiq

Entry address:
0x4323

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, C3, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, C4, 44, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, C4, 44, 00, 56, A3, 40, 3B, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 3B, 44, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, C4, 44, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

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