cfhelp55.exe

The application cfhelp55.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It runs as a windows Service named “CfHelper55”. While running, it connects to the Internet address server-54-230-81-58.mia50.r.cloudfront.net on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
MD5:
cbf779f314d987256eb14c3a7ee906c6

SHA-1:
c794f7b923e1be0d0949f80099c51556060ba933

SHA-256:
85f5f0ba904e6505aa2b6e84879d4f498eb8764929f7f2b687736faaffc295b8

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
11/24/2017 2:44:30 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Elex.SoEasy
16.9.12.19

File size:
186.5 KB (190,980 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Chinese (Simplified, PRC)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\msuser.default\help_5\cfhelp55.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/8/2016 5:12:55 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:v+hltyOjen0/Su/PlfTdDoyoFe+wkUj+qCJKx5gQHnA:v+hltFRnoynXHrJnA

Entry address:
0xE4CA

Entry point:
E8, 48, 51, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 57, 56, 8B, 74, 24, 10, 8B, 4C, 24, 14, 8B, 7C, 24, 0C, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, 68, 03, 00, 00, 0F, BA, 25, C0, CB, 42, 00, 01, 73, 07, F3, A4, E9, 17, 03, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 0F, 82, CE, 01, 00, 00, 8B, C7, 33, C6, A9, 0F, 00, 00, 00, 75, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, 40, B9, 42, 00, 01, 0F, 82, DA, 04, 00, 00, 0F, BA, 25, C0, CB, 42, 00, 00, 0F, 83, A7, 01, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00...
 
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Code size:
119.5 KB (122,368 bytes)

Service
Display name:
CfHelper55

Description:
The SoEasy service that aims to offer search easlisy

Type:
Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-81-58.mia50.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.81.58:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-81-78.mia50.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.81.78:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-230-163-170.jax1.r.cloudfront.net  (54.230.163.170:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-192-19-82.iad12.r.cloudfront.net  (54.192.19.82:80)

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