BrowserHelper.exe

BrowserHelper

PINWID LTD

The application BrowserHelper.exe by PINWID has been detected as adware by 2 anti-malware scanners. Additionally, the file is typically installed by a number of programs including Muvic Smartbar Engine by Pinwid Ltd. and Snap.Do by ReSoft Ltd., both potentially unwanted software.
Publisher:
PINWID LTD  (signed and verified)

Product:
BrowserHelper

Version:
1.0.0.0

MD5:
491f106db189b85de22fce2f63d7dfec

SHA-1:
d0b61248ba9f518724505c8bf353a3dd46dc9245

SHA-256:
87aa2a6e98fc88277fb0a49e834a626055e5cb12696dad9b4567add3fab3f42b

Scanner detections:
2 / 68

Status:
Adware

Analysis date:
3/14/2014 2:10:34 AM UTC  (seven months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.PINWID.N
14.3.13.22

VIPRE Antivirus
Adware.Linkury
26902

File size:
31 KB (31,776 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.0

Original file name:
BrowserHelper.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\user\appdata\local\smartbar\application\browserhelper.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
2/4/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/5/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=PINWID LTD, O=PINWID LTD, STREET=14 Shenkar Arie, L=HERZLIYA, S=NA, PostalCode=46733, C=IL

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

Serial number:
00D9AC9FC9A1B1E8FD63013E3CCE7B0578

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/25/2014 4:51:09 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
384:OUYGkGBaUwdp8An+sA9MIK22iutf3Sf69fWyUB44IptjIsevpYkaCZmnhCxYPLgv:BNra9dAr9MIK22iutKajjMv1ZmMElnM

Entry address:
0x7602

Entry point:
FF, 25, 00, 20, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.4524

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
22 KB (22,528 bytes)

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

Muvic Smartbar  by Pinwid Ltd.
This adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of banners and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads.
www.browse-search.com/?
80% remove it
Muvic Smartbar Engine  by Pinwid Ltd.
This adware program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups.
82% remove it
Snap.Do  by ReSoft Ltd.
Snap.Do is a web browser addin/toolbar (depending on the browser it is installed within) that plugs into all the major web browsers including Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Snap.
snap.do
85% remove it
 
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There are 8 known variations of BrowserHelper.exe.

7 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (e009840db0e98b1fda246136d8151c4a3e0a99c4)

7 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (c3b96530d05482de78475483977989e39faf321a)

7 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (5b63d38ded159fbd39d2e2bbabea813690667191)

7 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (0838c29d12fd864fe7ad7ea4f9f5360d8a1d6a60)

7 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (688d16a8ffedee88020b11c2ab030c1aab992181)

4 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (6e0fd977cfc28bf553dbb993c0a7331e8ce79106)

3 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (d8fe830ec18f84d3b497550bdb280e948861843b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BrowserHelper.exe  1.0.0.0  (f04ba316546d284fc758920d43072fd9f9bb2809)

11 / 68    (Adware)
smartbarfirefoxremoteplugin_27.dll  (4daaf48aabce45e5033c7a5172ced0360e6eb2f2)

9 / 68      (Adware)
installer.exe  (2ecfac6c3fc4e13f894d89a3cfa89c57bb1039ce)

3 / 68      (Adware)
srpts.exe  (50c1ec642a5a5258c17db267c6ff3768449106cc)

3 / 68      (Adware)
srpt.dll  (65fcd4cb2f73a97e38c0a7e93fd45328a5e301e9)

2 / 68      (Adware)
Smartbar.Communication.NamedPipe.dll  (778f38ae4a151a337b6a846cd551dce2759cde0c)

2 / 68      (Adware)
Smartbar.Communication.dll  (0c756d33ed8662a26c11c862adfbcfb705a6928b)

3 / 68      (Adware)
srptc.dll  (8ddc81202b07814c5f01d582b8491b17149a12c3)

2 / 68      (Adware)
Smartbar.Common.dll  (53776c68d7f2bb104aa35585dab3d15cf6a0b208)

2 / 68      (Adware)
srptm.exe  (bd4dc01cc4472486b8c6ba87eb9a8eb2a991d708)

3 / 68      (Adware)
srut.dll  (559656c5c50d651482f0697368373652b1828394)

3 / 68      (Adware)
sppsm.dll  (c145eafae7afd3e087a726fdac42520952363021)

3 / 68      (Adware)
spusm.dll  (50afa9026144ed5316773e055f7a056f392b530d)

3 / 68      (Adware)
Smartbar.Resources.HistoryAndStatsWrapper.dll  (bd0f6d1e02f99c56d0a386a4eeffdf18dacb8952)

2 / 68      (Adware)
Smartbar.Personalization.Common.dll  (2254806f1e6bfe4030e5e63b342af4bbaff1a5e1)

2 / 68      (Adware)
Smartbar.Infrastructure.Utilities.dll  (da628bf41c53488a6146dc50aa94a0796a3c624f)

3 / 68      (Adware)
srbs.dll  (aeaa3beebed0f09e9c43a254665f4400dc04019b)

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