iwebar-chromeinstaller.exe

Goobzo LTD

The application iwebar-chromeinstaller.exe by Goobzo 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. This file is typically installed with the program iWebar by iWebBar which is a potentially unwanted software program. The file utilizes the Crossrider browser extension platform. ChromeInstaller is the component designed to install and manage the extension's Google Chrome integration.
Publisher:
iWebar  (signed by Goobzo LTD)

Product:
iWebar

Description:
iWebar exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
d8273e7b20afaeacadac3540c79448d9

SHA-1:
b9598a815a370803d68741aa9f0af679101973d7

SHA-256:
5477c8b1b62988af68c2f3db742054d53123208744156f2bd61e6e24c0cc94bc

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Part of the Crossrider toolbar platform. It will download and install the extension for Gogole Chrome.

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 Goobzo LTD.

Analysis date:
10/19/2019 9:13:11 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.10.23

File size:
489.9 KB (501,616 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
iWebar.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\iwebar\iwebar-chromeinstaller.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
5/2/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/3/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Goobzo LTD, O=Goobzo LTD, L=Haifa, S=Israel, C=IL

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

Serial number:
120B25DDE57B88636AD4D97D23B99C88

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/3/2013 10:06:54 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x41A77

Entry point:
E8, F9, DB, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 48, 58, 47, 00, E8, 13, 4B, 00, 00, E8, 85, 1E, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 8C, DB, 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, E3, 7B, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.4702

Code size:
378.5 KB (387,584 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
iWebar-chromeinstaller

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


The file iwebar-chromeinstaller.exe has been discovered within the following program.

iWebar  by iWebBar
iWebar is a web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search.
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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/002688/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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