gwupsfs.exe

Evangelion Group

This potentially unwanted Internet browser extension is built upon and distributed using the free Crossrider platform and will deliver advertisements to the web browser in various formats such as banner, text hyper-links, inline text and transitional ads. The application gwupsfs.exe, “V-9.1HQV17.09 exe” by Evangelion Group has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
V-9.1HQV17.09  (signed by Evangelion Group)

Product:
V-9.1HQV17.09

Description:
V-9.1HQV17.09 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
fcb5d9151db2c45027f7ddd315e565fa

SHA-1:
f736c68b337f81a0f31b7435a93d2d6ca83ac02f

SHA-256:
757c888ffa5cbe51ed30518ae37d52374ce75a4d72bf8279fefffab2549fe8c7

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
5/29/2020 6:31:19 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.3.13.1

File size:
1.9 MB (1,944,944 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
V-9.1HQV17.09.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\roaming\gwupsfs.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/28/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/29/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Evangelion Group, O=Evangelion Group, 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:
0095E2A1168FF10F1D56CF5FFE4ABC7450

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/17/2014 12:05:13 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0xEA264

Entry point:
E8, 44, 00, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 85, F6, 78, 09, E8, 77, 01, 01, 00, 3B, 30, 7C, 07, E8, 6E, 01, 01, 00, 8B, 30, E8, 61, 01, 01, 00, 8B, 04, B0, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, 60, 5F, 00, 00, 8B, F0, 85, F6, 75, 07, B8, F0, CF, 54, 00, EB, 26, 53, 57, 33, FF, BB, 86, 00, 00, 00, 39, 7E, 24, 75, 1B, 6A, 01, 53, E8, 7A, 31, 00, 00, 59, 59, 89, 46, 24, 85, C0, 75, 0A, B8, F0, CF, 54, 00, 5F, 5B, 5E, 5D, C3, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 76, 24, E8, 90, FF, FF, FF, 50, 53, 56, E8, DB, ED...
 
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Code size:
1.1 MB (1,119,232 bytes)

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