hdpurev9.5-codedownloader.exe

HDPureV9.5

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 hdpurev9.5-codedownloader.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 runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. Built using the Crossrider web brower toolkit the CodeDownloader component will automatically connnect to the remote API server and download additional code/components for HDPure 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:
HDPure  (signed by Evangelion Group)

Product:
HDPureV9.5

Description:
HDPureV9.5 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
b8b4dc29ea5be5e1a7dee0d3b1d7af50

SHA-1:
cd2b9baa50ad23ecaef4490baf8418072d2b3038

SHA-256:
f965b47d128d4933d6bfe0341f18b32003d3922ec798ed51bb8c2d9c15cc0c65

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.

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 Evangelion Group.

Analysis date:
6/2/2020 5:08:58 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.9.21

File size:
512.9 KB (525,168 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
HDPureV9.5.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\hdpurev9.5\hdpurev9.5-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/27/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/28/2015 8:59:59 PM

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:
8/13/2014 7:04:31 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x4381A

Entry point:
E8, 83, 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:
397.5 KB (407,040 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
9be476d6-0c0f-491b-bf37-1e6e44613ce2-1

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to update.srvstatsdata.com  (69.16.175.42:80)

 
http://update.srvstatsdata.com/installer_updates/002532/update.json

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to stats.srvstatsdata.com  (176.32.99.41:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to app-static.crossrider.com  (69.16.175.10:80)

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