discountapp_1.0.0.0.crx

Discount App

This is a Chrome web browser extension which contains the installable app and manifest file. The file discountapp_1.0.0.0.crx 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 loads within the context of Google Chrome as a compliled extension with the display name of Discount App. While running, it connects to the Internet address begin.downloadscenter.com on port 443.
MD5:
bceb1b04fe818d28441876f278739ad4

SHA-1:
db583a8a85435e27bdad6537ad1cf71c1262b11a

SHA-256:
459ac71783876e37ef39acf8ac0e650dd984907e09fb9282a550116801f7487d

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
11/16/2018 1:28:03 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.DiscountApp.Extension
16.5.22.14

File size:
87.6 KB (89,699 bytes)

File type:
CRX Package Format (zip file with special header)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\discountapp_1.0.0.0.crx

Google Chrome Extension
ID:
Discount App

Display name:
Discount App

Update URL:
https://begin.downloadscenter.com/5bd3c0918e6950739abd8b999652c49b/update_chrome.xml


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

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to begin.downloadscenter.com  (23.235.39.249:443)

 
https://begin.downloadscenter.com/5bd3c0918e6950739abd8b999652c49b/update_chrome.xml

{
  "web_accessible_resources": [
    "resources/*"
  ],
  "description": "",
  "content_scripts": [
    {
      "matches": [
        "http://*/*",
        "https://*/*"
      ],
      "all_frames": true,
      "js": [
        "includes/content.js"
      ],
      "run_at": "document_start"
    }
  ],
  "manifest_version": 2,
  "icons": {
    "128": "icons/icon128.png",
    "48": "icons/icon48.png",
    "16": "icons/button.png"
  },
  "homepage_url": "http://www.discountapp.co",
  "version": "1.0.0.0",
  "background": {
    "page": "background.html"
  },
  "content_security_policy": "script-src 'self' 'unsafe-eval'; object-src 'self'",
  "update_url": "https://begin.downloadscenter.com/5bd3c0918e6950739abd8b999652c49b/update_chrome.xml",
  "permissions": [
    "tabs",
    "http://*/*",
    "https://*/*",
    "contextMenus",
    "webNavigation",
    "notifications",
    "cookies"
  ],
  "name": "Discount App"
}
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