ge-force-codedownloader.exe

Ge-Force

Tita­nium Great Minds

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 ge-force-codedownloader.exe by Tita­nium Great Minds has been detected as adware by 25 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 Ge-Force by Sailor Project 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 iWebar 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.
Publisher:
iWebar  (signed by Tita­nium Great Minds)

Product:
Ge-Force

Description:
Ge-Force exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
2e230d99a8dfece7abafc3c985361117

SHA-1:
f128905df97f5c583cde863036946e59bfd2d447

SHA-256:
f6b38db7867a8b0c427a2997cccbed68d130c975135a648a0915b4bc6f2a915f

Scanner detections:
25 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Note:
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 Tita­nium Great Minds.

Analysis date:
11/20/2017 2:55:44 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Application.Heur.fv1@kijWezdO
5839394

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.CrossRider
2014.11.25

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/CrossRider.KB
7.11.188.128

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.TGeneric
1.0.0.1

avast!
Win32:Crossrider-AH [PUP]
141119-1

AVG
Generic
2015.0.3279

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.141125

Bitdefender
Gen:Application.Heur.dv1@k494sddO
1.0.20.1645

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.43722
9.0.1.0329

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Application.Heur.fv1@kijWezdO
9.0.0.4570

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.BM potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/A-73a7935c
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Gen:Application.Heur.dv1@k494sddO
11.2014-25-11_3

G Data
Gen:Application.Heur.dv1@k494sddO
14.11.24

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.SuspectCrc
t3scan.1.8.3.0

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.NSIS.Adwapper
15.0.0.543

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.GeForce.A
v2014.11.25.07

McAfee
Artemis!2E230D99A8DF
5600.6934

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis
7.6934

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Application.Heur.dv1@k494sddO
15.0.0.987

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.11.25.07

Qihoo 360 Security
HEUR/QVM10.1.Malware.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.Task.X
14.11.29.20

Sophos
Generic PUA PB
4.98

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4789396
35088

File size:
1.1 MB (1,144,232 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Ge-Force.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\ge-force\ge-force-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
10/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
10/20/2015 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Tita­nium Great Minds, O=Tita­nium Great Minds, 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:
009396D2C159BC1B1261C6A397A6168FA6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/25/2014 11:04:38 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:/323Kxo2YNXnIPOwazO7dAXM+pSwIT1N+:/E+TYNYPld+pSwITP+

Entry address:
0xA1052

Entry point:
E8, CF, 00, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 85, C9, 0F, 84, 92, 00, 00, 00, 56, 53, 8B, D9, 8B, 74, 24, 14, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 7C, 24, 10, 75, 0B, C1, E9, 02, 0F, 85, 85, 00, 00, 00, EB, 27, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 74, 2B, 84, C0, 74, 2F, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, E5, 8B, D9, C1, E9, 02, 75, 61, 83, E3, 03, 74, 13, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 84, C0, 74, 37, 83, EB, 01, 75, ED, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 5B, 5E, 5F, C3, F7, C7, 03, 00...
 
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Code size:
817 KB (836,608 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
6c1f12dd-5d14-42bd-b403-ad640870acdd-1

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


The file ge-force-codedownloader.exe has been discovered within the following program.

Ge-Force  by Sailor Project
Ge-Force/iWebbar is an advertising supported (adware) extension that runs in the context of the user's web browser as well as a process in the background.
crossrider.com/install/61911-ge-forces
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com  (54.231.81.170:80)

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