backgroundhost64.exe

Add-ons Framework

The application backgroundhost64.exe has been detected as adware by 5 anti-malware scanners. While running, it connects to the Internet address ru2-2.srv.alawar.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Product:
Add-ons Framework

Description:
BackgroundHost

Version:
0.9.7.15

MD5:
ef3b83b0f9b93ae4476ca5c53b27e5ef

SHA-1:
9402105cb7a28c624c94cad41de0e97058bdb175

Scanner detections:
5 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
1/22/2018 11:29:00 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win64.Besttoolbars
4.0.3.15124

ESET NOD32
Win64/Toolbar.Besttoolbars (variant)
9.10402

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Besttoolbars
v2015.01.24.05

Reason Heuristics
Plugin.Besttoolbars
15.1.24.5

VIPRE Antivirus
Besttoolbars
33020

File size:
461 KB (472,064 bytes)

Product version:
0.9.7.15

Copyright:
Besttoolbars Inc. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
BackgroundHost.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win64 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\alawar elements\backgroundhost64.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/7/2013 7:22:59 AM

OS version:
5.2

OS bitness:
Win64

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:SX9yVN/8jHRSvnpb8Y6D3oTSkTFdZXPu41HK3/GWrRcr5zTrNwTL/hslzvM5P7Ok:A9ysypb8Y6qNfnZK33S1mejMtIi

Entry address:
0x368B4

Entry point:
48, 83, EC, 28, E8, E7, 84, 00, 00, 48, 83, C4, 28, E9, 52, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, 40, 55, 41, 54, 41, 55, 41, 56, 41, 57, 48, 83, EC, 50, 48, 8D, 6C, 24, 40, 48, 89, 5D, 40, 48, 89, 75, 48, 48, 89, 7D, 50, 48, 8B, 05, 82, 59, 03, 00, 48, 33, C5, 48, 89, 45, 08, 8B, 5D, 60, 33, FF, 4D, 8B, F1, 45, 8B, F8, 89, 55, 00, 85, DB, 7E, 2A, 44, 8B, D3, 49, 8B, C1, 41, FF, CA, 40, 38, 38, 74, 0C, 48, FF, C0, 45, 85, D2, 75, F0, 41, 83, CA, FF, 8B, C3, 41, 2B, C2, FF, C8, 3B, C3, 8D, 58, 01, 7C, 02, 8B, D8, 44, 8B, 65...
 
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Code size:
295 KB (302,080 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ru2-2.srv.alawar.com  (95.131.28.244:80)

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