fdf73203-60b1-4316-b80c-c1e80e7d73f1-4.exe

PalMall

Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited)

This adware is a web browser extension that will inject advertising in the browser in the form of unwanted banners and text-links which may link to malware sites and install unwanted software. The application fdf73203-60b1-4316-b80c-c1e80e7d73f1-4.exe by Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited) has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. 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. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
BND  (signed by Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited))

Product:
PalMall

Description:
PalMall exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
20333d07469deef5cdef12d5fd3b9b60

SHA-1:
5d5d419df7cbea3964d44fc68411218bf23a92ed

SHA-256:
99ef44f4a855602e1bd5be49b5f32f7a95eb57ad3fe26cd3b118b9c54259a717

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.

Analysis date:
11/23/2017 7:28:28 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
16.8.2.3

File size:
1.3 MB (1,396,696 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
PalMall.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\palmall\fdf73203-60b1-4316-b80c-c1e80e7d73f1-4.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/16/2014 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/17/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited), O=Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited), 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:
685AE12077846353AA542302DA532ABD

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/28/2014 6:04:36 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:S0mJEpOtTGfFGQpRY+EtrZ+odlRAf9oEKxeJ+8iVarAU2migPLGqEpScfTZ:3BUTpQROPnA1oTS+VajjGqEpScfTZ

Entry address:
0xD1C3B

Entry point:
E8, CD, E4, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 85, F6, 78, 09, E8, 00, E6, 00, 00, 3B, 30, 7C, 07, E8, F7, E5, 00, 00, 8B, 30, E8, EA, E5, 00, 00, 8B, 04, B0, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, 99, 43, 00, 00, 8B, F0, 85, F6, 75, 07, B8, 90, 46, 53, 00, EB, 26, 53, 57, 33, FF, BB, 86, 00, 00, 00, 39, 7E, 24, 75, 1B, 6A, 01, 53, E8, 72, 2D, 00, 00, 59, 59, 89, 46, 24, 85, C0, 75, 0A, B8, 90, 46, 53, 00, 5F, 5B, 5E, 5D, C3, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 76, 24, E8, 90, FF, FF, FF, 50, 53, 56, E8, A2, D2...
 
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Entropy:
6.6750

Code size:
991.5 KB (1,015,296 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-50-63-202-40.ip.secureserver.net  (50.63.202.40:80)

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