hqtotals-bg.exe

HQTotalS

HQplustotalS

The application hqtotals-bg.exe has been detected as adware by 7 anti-malware scanners. This file is typically installed with the program HQTotalS by HQplustotalS which is a potentially unwanted software program. 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.
Publisher:
HQplustotalS

Product:
HQTotalS

Description:
HQTotalS exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
895a01979454e09f9ebbe848f416596b

SHA-1:
f5bd07e30dc5698a4e0924696d96c1926ed6775f

SHA-256:
111ece3382bcf64d890ee6cf613f8f7b515b1bf68af933c71b33dbfa3fe79c3f

Scanner detections:
7 / 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.

Analysis date:
3/21/2014 10:42:20 AM UTC  (four months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.14321

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AA (variant)
8.9549

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2014.5.15.7

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.HDTotal.A
v2014.03.21.06

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.HQplustotalS.L
14.3.21.6

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0314
7.2.80

VIPRE Antivirus
Crossrider
27448

File size:
515.5 KB (527,872 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
HQTotalS.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\hqtotals\hqtotals-bg.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/16/2014 3:06:15 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:jO32pCBTNxJ/9uM6ENsmUuDd7S5O7rgO1iIg12rrA9TBsy3qsLov:ympCBTNxJ/4H857OOvTm2rrA9TZ

Entry address:
0x45FDD

Entry point:
E8, 6D, B1, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 48, A9, 47, 00, E8, 6D, 01, 00, 00, E8, 0A, 13, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 00, B1, 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, A2, 11, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.4165

Code size:
400 KB (409,600 bytes)

The file hqtotals-bg.exe has been discovered within the following program.

HQTotalS  by HQplustotalS
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7 / 68      (Adware)
hdtotal1.2-bg.exe (hdtotal1.2 by hdtotal)  [100% match]  (591612c0296a29c464f9b33dcb1ad5d041e0add2)

7 / 68      (Adware)
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3 / 68      (Adware)
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4 / 68      (Adware)
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4 / 68      (Adware)
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5 / 68      (Adware)
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5 / 68      (Adware)
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4 / 68      (Adware)
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7 / 68      (Adware)
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4 / 68      (Adware)
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5 / 68      (Adware)
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11 / 68    (Adware)
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4 / 68      (Adware)
hqtotals-chromeinstaller.exe  (f15d4d3a6aff37a1c428de26946b638054eaf98e)

14 / 68    (Adware)
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6 / 68      (Adware)
hqtotals-enabler.exe  (9b6f1181b0f299713a90d2c42a45cb40683b929c)

6 / 68      (Adware)
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6 / 68      (Adware)
hqtotals-updater.exe  (38f2a724c77ddf8de0b083b3aa20aeca678f0e70)

7 / 68      (Adware)
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7 / 68      (Adware)
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