i - cinema-codedownloader.exe

I - Cinema

Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited)

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 i - cinema-codedownloader.exe by Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited) has been detected as adware by 22 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 I - Cinema by Bright circle investments Ltd. 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 DiscountFrenzy 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:
DiscountFrenzy  (signed by Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited))

Product:
I - Cinema

Description:
I - Cinema exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
20036f79b3c2a70e923b464e7bec73ff

SHA-1:
fd27eff37e81be19ae6456eb6f86016b8c2b1dec

SHA-256:
18f552cfc78f2837d54aed3350f77694ccebd2b09ca2958475c963856a6df42e

Scanner detections:
22 / 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 Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited).

Analysis date:
11/25/2017 2:33:18 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Application.Heur.cv1@kebbCfmO
800

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.CrossRider
2014.11.27

avast!
Win32:Crossrider-AH [PUP]
141119-1

AVG
Generic
2015.0.3274

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.14121

Bitdefender
Gen:Application.Heur.cv1@kebbCfmO
1.0.20.1655

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.44715
9.0.1.0335

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Application.Heur.cv1@kebbCfmO
9.0.0.4570

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.BM potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Secure
Gen:Application.Heur.cv1@kebbCfmO
11.2014-27-11_5

G Data
Gen:Application.Heur.cv1@kebbCfmO
14.11.24

IKARUS anti.virus
Trojan.GoogUpdate
t3scan.1.8.3.0

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.NSIS.Adwapper
15.0.0.543

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.ICinema.A
v2014.11.27.04

McAfee
Artemis!D9558E5B9DA9
5600.6930

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis
7.6930

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Application.Heur.cv1@kebbCfmO
15.0.0.993

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.11.27.04

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Application.1e6
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.Task.Z
14.11.30.23

Sophos
Generic PUA BM
4.98

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4789396
35088

File size:
1 MB (1,094,104 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
I - Cinema.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\i - cinema\i - cinema-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/17/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/18/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited), O=Aussie Labs (BrightCircle Investments Limited), 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:
685AE12077846353AA542302DA532ABD

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/27/2014 1:04:37 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:YsWwAIxR1eFiku/q/IdZnqBngwwmHpSGrTlhK:YgH6FYiuEfLHpSGrTHK

Entry address:
0x9B632

Entry point:
E8, CF, 00, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 85, C9, 0F, 84, 92, 00, 00, 00, 56, 53, 8B, D9, 8B, 74, 24, 14, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 7C, 24, 10, 75, 0B, C1, E9, 02, 0F, 85, 85, 00, 00, 00, EB, 27, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 74, 2B, 84, C0, 74, 2F, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, E5, 8B, D9, C1, E9, 02, 75, 61, 83, E3, 03, 74, 13, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 84, C0, 74, 37, 83, EB, 01, 75, ED, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 5B, 5E, 5F, C3, F7, C7, 03, 00...
 
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Code size:
771.5 KB (790,016 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
3a2eaa25-d3de-4ad1-a29f-9e0869efb2ec-1

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Action:
i - cinema-codedownloader.exe \rawdata=fsqqxdnkd4qghuph0xdg4bhgckr091gjjz6pdqb8d


The file i - cinema-codedownloader.exe has been discovered within the following program.

I - Cinema  by Bright circle investments Ltd.
i - cinema is a web browser extension that injects display advertising in the user's browser. Ads are displayed in the form of banners and contextual text-links and are both injected in white space areas of the HTML page or over existing ads of the underlying web site.
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-50-63-202-40.ip.secureserver.net  (50.63.202.40:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to hwcdn.net  (69.16.175.10:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com  (54.231.121.41:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-184-168-221-50.ip.secureserver.net  (184.168.221.50:80)

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