browsers app-bg.exe

Browsers App

Sailor Project

This potentially unwanted Internet browser extension is built upon and distributed using the free Crossrider platform and will deliver advertisements to the web browser in various formats such as banner, text hyper-links, inline text and transitional ads. The application browsers app-bg.exe by Sailor Project has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This file is typically installed with the program Browsers App by Sailor Project which is a potentially unwanted software program. Part of the Corssrider web browser platform, the BG executable is a background process that manage various function of the installed extensions in user's browser including managing installation, updates and remote code downloads. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
browser  (signed by Sailor Project)

Product:
Browsers App

Description:
Browsers App exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
23265c7ab43bc08a10485c3c685cb7b6

SHA-1:
5995b1eae8bfa69546374f304c3452026c2d496e

SHA-256:
4ca6237b955a15ebf9631acd8ec3ec458bef2d970a2817d5c334aed514b2e9d8

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.

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 Sailor Project.

Analysis date:
5/25/2020 7:59:52 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.14.14

File size:
613.4 KB (628,072 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Browsers App.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\browsers app\browsers app-bg.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/17/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/18/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Sailor Project, O=Sailor Project, 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:
47C5F145C734CD3D086C0A102176F0A1

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/24/2014 1:14:52 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x51E38

Entry point:
E8, 5F, CC, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 78, 24, 49, 00, E8, 52, 49, 00, 00, E8, C6, 1C, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, F2, CB, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 70, 51, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Code size:
487 KB (498,688 bytes)

The file browsers app-bg.exe has been discovered within the following program.

Browsers App  by Sailor Project
browsers app by Freeven (digitally signed by Sailor Project) is an adware (advertising support) web browser application that is designed to display banner ads as well as contextual link ads (such as hyperlinks the user will see underlined).
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