hd-quality-v3-codedownloader.exe

Airwaves Moves

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 hd-quality-v3-codedownloader.exe, “HD-Quality-v3 exe” by Airwaves Moves has been detected as adware by 23 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 HD-Quality-v3 by Motoko Group 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 HD-Quality-v3 extension/toolbar. The component makes a number of requests to the host app-static.crossrider.com/plugins/.../monetization/monetizationLoader.js. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
HD-Quality-v3  (signed by Airwaves Moves)

Product:
HD-Quality-v3

Description:
HD-Quality-v3 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
7a9d454b5aaa1d974730c642932921c0

SHA-1:
a3662ac357495a22db9d5ff0bb9c01160adc6f10

SHA-256:
37570440daa14fc17b954a36408e1aeb3da683e9d098868456db184002f17887

Scanner detections:
23 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

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 Airwaves Moves.

Analysis date:
12/17/2017 7:42:42 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/CrossRider.gt
7.11.175.234

AVG
Generic
2015.0.3296

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.NSIS.Adwapper
4.0.3.14913

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.31757
9.0.1.0256

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AM potentially unwanted application
8.7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/Adwapper
9/13/2014

F-Prot
W32/S-9ad4719b
v6.4.7.1.166

G Data
Win32.Adware.Crossrider
14.11.24

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.183.13550

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.183.13550

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.NSIS.Adwapper
14.0.0.3258

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.HQuality.A
v2014.09.13.09

McAfee
Artemis!7A9D454B5AAA
5600.7009

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis
7.7009

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Crossrider.denouv
0.28.2.62440

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.587672
14.10.01.01

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.09.13.09

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.AirwavesMoves.CC
14.9.13.9

Sophos
AppRider
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.Adwapper
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4789396
33120

Zillya! Antivirus
Trojan.GoogUpdate.Win32.2143
2.0.0.1939

File size:
573.9 KB (587,672 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
HD-Quality-v3.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\hd-quality-v3\hd-quality-v3-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/14/2014 4:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/15/2015 3:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Airwaves Moves, O=Airwaves Moves, STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
1B38D9E53AEB06C578CCDBFFEAA46567

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/3/2014 2:05:16 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:IQz74ZiL9BVa2TE7A3g9sUrwCN8uKnlI0gH7Sh1851nsQoYjSpTByO514Rz:yc7Vahcw9AuKl1gH7ShyehYjSpTMO6

Entry address:
0x4A13A

Entry point:
E8, 71, DE, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 57, 56, 53, 33, FF, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 10, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 14, 89, 54, 24, 10, 8B, 44, 24, 1C, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 18, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 1C, 89, 54, 24, 18, 0B, C0, 75, 18, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 33, D2, F7, F1, 8B, D8, 8B, 44, 24, 10, F7, F1, 8B, D3, EB, 41, 8B, D8, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 54, 24, 14, 8B, 44, 24, 10, D1, EB, D1...
 
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Code size:
453.5 KB (464,384 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
f3de8751-6459-4143-81b7-b746461dcd51-1

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Action:
hd-quality-v3-codedownloader.exe \reinstallapp \runfrom=task \agentregpath='hd-qual


The file hd-quality-v3-codedownloader.exe has been discovered within the following program.

HD-Quality-v3  by Motoko Group
HD-Quality / Cinema Plus 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/61788-cinema-plus-1-2c
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-184-168-221-43.ip.secureserver.net  (184.168.221.43:80)

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