BCHelper.exe

Browser Companion Helper

Blabbers Communications Ltd

The application BCHelper.exe by Blabbers Communications has been detected as adware by 7 anti-malware scanners. It is set to automatically execute when any user logs into Windows (through the local user run registry setting) with the name ‘Browser companion helper’. Additionally, the file is typically installed by a number of programs including BrowserCompanion by Blabbers Communications LTD and GinyasBrowserCompanion by Blabbers Communications LTD, both potentially unwanted software.
Publisher:
Blabbers Communications Ltd  (signed and verified)

Product:
Browser Companion Helper

Version:
1.0.2.1

MD5:
3b97d60483711f491e12799cecd424fc

SHA-1:
643b144b0b0a463faeb685ecf7f294fb472d1bd3

SHA-256:
292d15fc0a1c59e0a8aebf7141ed89e3cb25623a548c719c750b736c343db67a

Scanner detections:
7 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
8/7/2014 9:14:34 PM UTC  (three months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Shopper.303
9.0.1.060

ESET NOD32
Win32/BrowserCompanion (variant)
7.9082

Filseclab Twister
W32.BrowserCompanion.A.sukx
03/01/2014.02:44

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.BrowserCompanion.A
v2013.12.02.05

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Startup.BlabbersCommunications.I
14.8.7.17

Trend Micro House Call
ADW_BLABBERS
7.2.60

Trend Micro
ADW_BLABBERS
10.465.01

File size:
183.3 KB (187,696 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.2.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2011

Original file name:
BCHelper.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\browsercompanion\bchelper.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
The USERTRUST Network

Valid from:
2/10/2011 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/11/2012 2:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Blabbers Communications Ltd, O=Blabbers Communications Ltd, STREET=Arad 3, L=Tel Aviv, S=Israel, PostalCode=43034, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=UTN-USERFirst-Object, OU=http://www.usertrust.com, O=The USERTRUST Network, L=Salt Lake City, S=UT, C=US

Serial number:
00D561643A7697D633BCB565E2E1EF7365

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/14/2011 10:59:50 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:Y205vkmLCbfmw13oN3RZzQW6WHaEVC80pBC:Y95vzebfD13oFzQW6y7QjpE

Entry address:
0x8C04

Entry point:
E8, 67, 77, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 53, 8B, 5D, 0C, 56, 8B, 73, 08, 33, 35, B0, D0, 41, 00, 57, 8B, 06, C6, 45, FF, 00, C7, 45, F4, 01, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 7B, 10, 83, F8, FE, 74, 0D, 8B, 4E, 04, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 38, E8, DD, EC, FF, FF, 8B, 4E, 0C, 8B, 46, 08, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 38, E8, CD, EC, FF, FF, 8B, 45, 08, F6, 40, 04, 66, 0F, 85, 19, 01, 00, 00, 8B, 4D, 10, 8D, 55, E8, 89, 53, FC, 8B, 5B, 0C, 89, 45, E8, 89, 4D, EC, 83, FB, FE, 74, 5F, 8D, 49, 00, 8D, 04, 5B, 8B...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.1550

Code size:
90.5 KB (92,672 bytes)

Startup File (All Users Run)
Registry location:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Name:
Browser companion helper

Command:
C:\Program Files\browsercompanion\bchelper.exe \t=3 \chi=kolgnaidildmdbfgdnoapjdianbpajne


The file BCHelper.exe has been discovered within the following programs.

BrowserCompanion  by Blabbers Communications LTD
BrowserCompanion is a third party web browser potentially unwanted add-in that used to be bundled with various freeware products including PC Performer. The maker of this program is a known adware distributor, so caution should be taken.
www.ginyas.com
85% remove it
GinyasBrowserCompanion  by Blabbers Communications LTD
Ginyas Browser Companion is a browser extension (Browser Helper Object in IE) that promises to save time and money for users while shopping online. It is often install on a computer bundled with various third party programs.
ginyas.com
61% remove it
 
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BCHelper.exe is installed together with the following files.

2 / 68      (PUP)
blabbers-ff-full.xpi  (7891614385ac7a681245bc46a5986df5d9f655a7)

4 / 68
uninstall.exe  2  (97060379b27928f8fadee3b7b38be14bd653b56c)

2 / 68      (PUP)
blabbers-ch.crx  (24b998f709c46da079375c6aa4e80addcbef87e2)

There are 6 known versions of BCHelper.exe by Blabbers Communications LTD.

12 / 68    (Adware)
BCHelper.exe  1.0.2.1  (6e4265bbd29913bf4b5bf765edc23db74f39becd)

7 / 68      (Adware)
BCHelper.exe  1.0.2.1  (d643521ec9901f5fa52f61e3c14205fcf8fddc30)

7 / 68      (Adware)
BCHelper.exe  1.0.2.1  (afff8a223e5bd686d7bc97b5233b65e111155a8a)

8 / 68      (Adware)
BCHelper.exe  1.0.2.1  (0a75b4499ef70055816ed7255e39bb4135917b10)

8 / 68      (Adware)
BCHelper.exe  1.0.2.1  (8cae04ecdcdb4d9ad8db07462ed74496dd3674f8)

8 / 68      (Adware)
BCHelper.exe  1.0.2.1  (e143b0301069e9192c05d0ae6f3e4b860fb02436)

7 / 68      (Adware)
Coupish_vittalia_Fileplaza.exe  (1da5b9c81a75fa05ec5b6bb915ef91db63aa57b4)

21 / 68    (Adware)
jsloader.dll  (650b8a3ee8e81ec2238ba1a0d3433fa0dd06b833)

4 / 68      (Adware)
updatebhowin32.dll  (79454306912f2b6ec4115260ed5612f12ccb103c)

4 / 68      (Adware)
tdataprotocol.dll  (d6c9aadf4998f5a84401c30b5f4e93f48d903794)

4 / 68      (Adware)
widgetserv.exe  (7ba6b88a01305c75913525ea924aebaff6ad8366)

8 / 68      (Adware)
toolbar.dll  (d4e707f12473b860efc26ab446bfc3e6a1ac75b6)

3 / 68      (Adware)
tbhcn.exe  (a9cc2972348a18fd71ec004735cacad2a89e0b6e)

3 / 68      (Adware)
tcbhn.exe  (404ccdd0c1ead3ac4e636bb0cacf6a5b0558eddd)

3 / 68      (Adware)
browser_companion_autoupdate_for_chrome.exe  (fcfe384e70a721a043f70540454650e5590d2c20)

2 / 68      (Adware)
cvac2.exe  (cc6ba6280a8ab14938020b5088a4f68c4af24907)

1 / 68      (Adware)
chromeNPAPI.dll  (8991bf7ff3d86864ee17a085f2634c542b9e6060)

8 / 68      (Adware)
browser_helper_companion.exe  (2fb95f9484fc9c539becbf585aeaca8017f5368d)

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