Crossrider.exe

Crossrider

Part of the Crossrider framework, a web browser extension that will deliver advertisements such as coupons, price-comparisons, display media, affiliate links, banners, popups/popunders and other links. The application Crossrider.exe, “Crossrider Helper” has been detected as adware by 4 anti-malware scanners. It is set to automatically start when a user logs into Windows via the current user run registry key under the display name ‘CrossRiderPlugin’. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension toolkit. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider.
Publisher:
Crossrider

Product:
Crossrider

Description:
Crossrider Helper

Version:
1, 0, 0, 1

MD5:
fd6af39f354242480f14b65143a88e06

SHA-1:
50f29c91b90276af1369d3bd993af227ec492f9d

SHA-256:
5e2279d3b24966ef2839fcd24b6202164a2be7ebe451cc4eebdf5dc6e3828bae

Scanner detections:
4 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
The software may change the browser's home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements.

Analysis date:
9/30/2020 8:22:46 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Win32/DH{JQ9N}
2015.0.3574

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider.K
14.2.3.15

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R0CBH05J913
7.2.34

VIPRE Antivirus
Crossrider
25262

File size:
467.5 KB (478,720 bytes)

Product version:
1, 0, 0, 1

Copyright:
Copyright 2010

Original file name:
Crossrider.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\crossriderwebapps\crossrider.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/16/2011 1:01:45 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:4h4s6QJinwY1HXYycCwFYnvqckcogx+lVg4BhU:j1HIoyE9YVg40

Entry address:
0x32F76

Entry point:
E8, 5F, 73, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 10, 53, 33, C0, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 39, 45, 14, 75, 10, 3B, F0, 75, 10, 39, 45, 0C, 75, 12, 33, C0, E9, C0, 01, 00, 00, 3B, F0, 74, 07, 8B, 5D, 0C, 3B, D8, 77, 16, E8, B3, 12, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, E8, 57, 12, 00, 00, 8B, C6, E9, 9F, 01, 00, 00, 39, 45, 14, 75, 04, 88, 06, EB, CF, 57, 8B, 7D, 10, 3B, F8, 75, 16, 88, 06, E8, 8A, 12, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, E8, 2E, 12, 00, 00, E9, 14, 01, 00, 00, FF, 75, 18, 8D, 4D, F0, E8, 5E, CC, FF...
 
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Entropy:
6.5481

Code size:
372.5 KB (381,440 bytes)

Startup File (User Run)
Registry location:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Name:
CrossRiderPlugin

Command:
C:\Program Files\crossriderwebapps\crossrider.exe


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 67-20-66-236.unifiedlayer.com  (67.20.66.236:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 199.83.131.103.ip.incapdns.net  (199.83.131.103:80)

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