hqpro-1-bg.exe

HQPro-1

Kimahri Software inc.

This adware uses the Crossrider platform to build and distribute this web browser advertising injection extension. Once installed in the browser it will hijack various browser settings (homepage, search) and may interfere and track behaviors as well as deliver ads. The application hqpro-1-bg.exe by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. Part of the Corssrider web browser platform, the BG executable is a background process that manage various function of the installed extensions in user's browser including managing installation, updates and remote code downloads. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
HQ-1.9  (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)

Product:
HQPro-1

Description:
HQPro-1 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
40f33c58b134798332ccb16ec4bf8142

SHA-1:
904251330c7c48f2163da7959be4b42f976d6b42

SHA-256:
89639f8bfccc2b9cd8ea6770346f2ea3c674e772fc378eea499ff9579d7977f2

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 Kimahri Software inc..

Analysis date:
5/29/2020 7:00:52 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.13.7

File size:
550.9 KB (564,072 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
HQPro-1.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\hqpro-1\hqpro-1-bg.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/7/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/7/2016 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Kimahri Software inc., O=Kimahri Software inc., STREET=666 Sherbrooke Rue w, L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H3A 1E7, C=CA

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

Serial number:
00A1BB8569950C0B2080A11A0E2F618B33

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/14/2014 12:06:39 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x48B09

Entry point:
E8, B1, CB, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 60, 34, 48, 00, E8, 51, 41, 00, 00, E8, C5, 1C, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 44, CB, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 6D, 4F, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Code size:
428.5 KB (438,784 bytes)

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