common.dll

Websteroids

Creative Island Media, LLC

This is part of an adware program designed to inject advertising in the web browser (banners, text-links) as well as modify the normal behavior of the browser as well as modify the computer’s system settings that control applications to run on startup. Part of the Injekt brand of unwanted programs. The module common.dll by Creative Island Media has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is installed within the context of Internet Explore as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name ‘Websteroids’.
Publisher:
Creative Island Media, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Websteroids

Version:
2.6.48

MD5:
9ced1b71c18e95def77eaa151a4f2eee

SHA-1:
f27d5d7f9a782de4ae040c6b32ac2eebf1666b1e

SHA-256:
fbb3cf6664d7a49acb62ee2b822c4f7129ae66005d9f24061637dbc61208b86c

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Injects display ads (banner ads), in-text ads, interstitial ads, or other types of ads in the web browser as well as alters the browsers settings (home page, search, DNS, and security protocols).

Analysis date:
4/16/2024 4:16:43 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
17.3.1.3

File size:
399.9 KB (409,464 bytes)

Product version:
2.6.48

Copyright:
(c) Creative Island Media, LLC

Original file name:
common.dll

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\websteroids\ie\common.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/21/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/22/2014 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN="Creative Island Media, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Creative Island Media, LLC", L=San Diego, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
68F23F4D2767F6491DEA9186F2E5CB89

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/22/2013 4:46:51 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x15A0C

Entry point:
8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 0C, 01, 75, 05, E8, 14, 5D, 00, 00, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 55, 0C, E8, EC, FE, FF, FF, 59, 5D, C2, 0C, 00, CC, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 53, 8B, 5D, 0C, 56, 8B, 73, 08, 33, 35, A0, 9C, 04, 10, 57, 8B, 06, C6, 45, FF, 00, C7, 45, F4, 01, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 7B, 10, 83, F8, FE, 74, 0D, 8B, 4E, 04, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 38, E8, EE, C1, FF, FF, 8B, 4E, 0C, 8B, 46, 08, 03, CF, 33, 0C, 38, E8, DE, C1, FF, FF, 8B, 45, 08, F6, 40, 04, 66, 0F, 85, 19, 01, 00, 00, 8B, 4D, 10, 8D, 55, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.4210

Code size:
232.5 KB (238,080 bytes)

Internet Explorer BHO
Display name:
Websteroids

CLSID:
{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}


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