browser.exe

Browser

Web Discover

The executable browser.exe has been detected as malware by 1 anti-virus scanner. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. While running, it connects to the Internet address vip0x054.map2.ssl.hwcdn.net on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Web Discover  (signed and verified)

Product:
Browser

Version:
55.0.2859.0

MD5:
716b40308fc889977e821b59719adc45

SHA-1:
06bc7460523d7b7666cd7f1bc429a1a03cd58287

SHA-256:
645b7a4aaf5b33bdd0b8906b351f313d27495301b28774479d9c1f1a1809f317

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Malware

Analysis date:
12/7/2019 1:37:01 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP (M)
17.2.22.3

File size:
3 MB (3,102,944 bytes)

Product version:
55.0.2859.0

Copyright:
Copyright 2016

Original file name:
browser.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\webdiscoverbrowser\2.23.2\browser.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
1/9/2017 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/23/2018 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Web Discover, O=Web Discover, L=Wilmington, S=Delaware, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA, OU=Symantec Trust Network, O=Symantec Corporation, C=US

Serial number:
409E4C9DD669272BE87359D12792FEE8

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/21/2017 12:46:26 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
14.0

Entry address:
0x21666A

Entry point:
E8, 97, 09, 00, 00, E9, 8E, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 57, 56, 53, 33, FF, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 10, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 14, 89, 54, 24, 10, 8B, 44, 24, 1C, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 18, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 1C, 89, 54, 24, 18, 0B, C0, 75, 18, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 33, D2, F7, F1, 8B, D8, 8B, 44, 24, 10, F7, F1, 8B, D3, EB, 41, 8B, D8, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 54, 24, 14, 8B, 44, 24, 10, D1, EB, D1...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.5883

Code size:
2.3 MB (2,403,840 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
WebDiscover Browser Launch Task

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to spdc.pbp.vip.ne1.yahoo.com  (98.138.47.34:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-52-85-83-42.lax1.r.cloudfront.net  (52.85.83.42:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-52-85-83-140.lax1.r.cloudfront.net  (52.85.83.140:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-243-128-145.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.243.128.145:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-50-16-212-125.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (50.16.212.125:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to ec2-23-21-126-197.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (23.21.126.197:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to e7.8a.adb8.ip4.static.sl-reverse.com  (184.173.138.231:80)

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 19.cf.6132.ip4.static.sl-reverse.com  (50.97.207.25:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to rtr3.l7.search.vip.bf1.yahoo.com  (63.250.200.63:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to li491-84.members.linode.com  (50.116.29.84:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to ec2-54-215-171-152.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.215.171.152:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to ec2-52-8-154-221.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (52.8.154.221:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to r1.ycpi.vip.bf1.yahoo.net  (98.139.199.204:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-122-56.dfw50.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.122.56:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-52-85-202-129.dfw50.r.cloudfront.net  (52.85.202.129:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-52-84-7-21.ord54.r.cloudfront.net  (52.84.7.21:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-68-71-249-118.hosts.zerolag.com  (68.71.249.118:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-72-62-214.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (52.72.62.214:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to e1.ycpi.vip.cha.yahoo.com  (216.115.96.177:443)

Remove browser.exe - Powered by Reason Core Security