This adware uses the Crossrider platform to build and distribute this web browser advertising injection extension. Once installed in the browser it will hijack various browser settings (homepage, search) and may interfere and track behaviors as well as deliver ads. The application fre_ven_s pro 23-codedownloader.exe, “Fre_Ven_s Pro 23 exe” by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 13 anti-malware scanners. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. This file is typically installed with the program Fre_Ven_s Pro 23 by Kimahri Software inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program. Built using the Crossrider web brower toolkit the CodeDownloader component will automatically connnect to the remote API server and download additional code/components for setup extension/toolbar. The component makes a number of requests to the host app-static.crossrider.com/plugins/.../monetization/monetizationLoader.js. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
setup (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)
Fre_Ven_s Pro 23 exe
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The software may change the browser's home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements.
Crossrider is the owner of a platform that enables the creation of cross-browser extensions by developers but is not the owner of this detected application. The owner/publisher of this file is Kimahri Software inc..
12/3/2016 2:51:23 PM UTC (today)
502.4 KB (514,408 bytes)
Original file name:
Fre_Ven_s Pro 23.exe
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
C:\Program Files\fre_ven_s pro 23\fre_ven_s pro 23-codedownloader.exe
COMODO CA Limited
3/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
3/6/2016 11:59:59 PM
CN=Kimahri Software inc., O=Kimahri Software inc., STREET=666 Sherbrooke Rue w, L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H3A 1E7, C=CA
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB
6/5/2014 11:05:40 PM
392.5 KB (401,920 bytes)
Logon (Runs on logon)
fre_ven_s pro 23-codedownloader.exe \cathyen \krauikq=task \trrwrsu='fre_ven_s pro 23'
The file fre_ven_s pro 23-codedownloader.exe has been discovered within the following program.
Fre_Ven_s Pro 23 is an adware browser extension that will display banner and text-context link ads aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products.
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.