{blocked}.exe

SavePass 1.1

Porter Studio Plus

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 {blocked}.exe by Porter Studio Plus 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. Built using the Crossrider web brower toolkit the CodeDownloader component will automatically connnect to the remote API server and download additional code/components for the extension/toolbar. The component makes a number of requests to the host app-static.crossrider.com/plugins/.../monetization/monetizationLoader.js. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
OB  (signed by Porter Studio Plus)

Product:
SavePass 1.1

Description:
SavePass 1.1 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
3f7a26c983013b1b68625840fe324d69

SHA-1:
5781f5d77a905c0198e8fee926648c1d1602070d

SHA-256:
5318d53b6206d73e45ad628583f14f4bfdb8187fd20af9e8447df1cce2112355

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. Distributed through the Brightcircle investments brand.

Note:
Crossrider is the owner of a platform that enables the creation of cross-browser extensions by developers but is not the owner of this detected application. The owner/publisher of this file is Porter Studio Plus.

Analysis date:
2/27/2020 7:24:25 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.2.27.23

File size:
1.1 MB (1,109,920 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
SavePass 1.1.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\savepass 1.1\savepass 1.1-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
10/20/2014 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
10/21/2015 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Porter Studio Plus, O=Porter Studio Plus, 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:
00B7BA41CFBA8D50AF9A2A64362C08FA91

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/26/2014 2:49:23 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x9CCD2

Entry point:
E8, 3F, 03, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 85, C9, 0F, 84, 92, 00, 00, 00, 56, 53, 8B, D9, 8B, 74, 24, 14, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 7C, 24, 10, 75, 0B, C1, E9, 02, 0F, 85, 85, 00, 00, 00, EB, 27, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 74, 2B, 84, C0, 74, 2F, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, E5, 8B, D9, C1, E9, 02, 75, 61, 83, E3, 03, 74, 13, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 84, C0, 74, 37, 83, EB, 01, 75, ED, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 5B, 5E, 5F, C3, F7, C7, 03, 00...
 
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Code size:
785.5 KB (804,352 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
15bce089-f9b6-4c07-8f9b-b45dcab192cf-1

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to update.srvstatsdata.com  (69.16.175.42:80)

 
http://update.srvstatsdata.com/installer_updates/001059/update.json

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to stats.srvstatsdata.com  (176.32.99.41:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to app-static.crossrider.com  (69.16.175.10:80)

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