hdvid-codec-chrome.exe

CoolMirage Ltd.

This is the setup program for CoolMirage, a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that display ads on the computer. The application hdvid-codec-chrome.exe by CoolMirage has been detected as adware by 11 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. The setup installer will bundle multiple adware offers during download and setup (based on the user's geographical location) including toolbars, extensions and coupon utilities. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.clickandownload.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
CoolMirage Ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
2fdcf7f8f9bc6eef8fd8baa3cf417b89

SHA-1:
bfc8c236717357d2e471dcdc755c1fc888c303ab

SHA-256:
0874390771ae26781d8dda5da81334484bdfbf833db88d0dd93496a9428fa12a

Scanner detections:
11 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles a number of adware programs in the installer.

Analysis date:
9/20/2018 8:29:36 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1263
9.0.1.0107

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OneClickDownloader.A
v2014.04.17.06

McAfee
Artemis!2FDCF7F8F9BC
5600.7157

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!2FDCF7F8F9BC
7.7157

Panda Antivirus
PUP/MultiToolbar.A
14.04.17.06

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Adware.47b
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.CoolMirage.S
14.8.7.17

Sophos
CoolMirage
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0330
7.2.107

VIPRE Antivirus
CoolMirage Ltd
28098

File size:
520.3 KB (532,792 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\hdvid-codec-chrome.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/6/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/7/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=CoolMirage Ltd., O=CoolMirage Ltd., L=Tel Aviv, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
110F603E63C86349A5F243EA06966F33

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 11:50:46 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:Agpcv2jdxr71qdtjrgoSwVq+RsuZMZPwjFY339lo4qV:dpcvY0PH8wj49lotV

Entry address:
0x323C

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 30, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 3F, 42, 00, E8, 09, 2C, 00, 00, A3, A4, 3E, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 58, F4, 41, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, B8, 91, 40, 00, 68, A0, 36, 42, 00, E8, BC, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 50, 57, E8, AA, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

The file hdvid-codec-chrome.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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