kelheppgiophoagmlfhpkfkojeafleaa.crx

WebConnect

This is a Chrome web browser extension which contains the installable app and manifest file. The file kelheppgiophoagmlfhpkfkojeafleaa.crx has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It loads within the context of Google Chrome as a compliled extension with the display name of WebConnect. While running, it connects to the Internet address wwwwebconnectco-a.akamaihd.net on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
MD5:
2c2b946a45ca073a1170bb70b6407561

SHA-1:
4ad3582b7ed4fd4e0c458048473e5bd6ccb5c3b9

SHA-256:
b058105a9f9be3ae3de737a441888948481f55ca7ee7ee3c8a9f5e6c980fc11b

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
8/14/2018 8:07:12 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo.ChromePlugin
16.3.4.16

File size:
4 KB (4,079 bytes)

File type:
CRX Package Format (zip file with special header)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\webconnect\kelheppgiophoagmlfhpkfkojeafleaa.crx

Google Chrome Extension
ID:
WebConnect

Display name:
WebConnect

Update URL:
http://wwwwebconnectco-a.akamaihd.net/update/chrome


The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwwebconnectco-a.akamaihd.net  (23.0.160.72:80)

 
http://wwwwebconnectco-a.akamaihd.net/update/chrome

{
  "manifest_version": 2,
  "name": "WebConnect",
  "description": "",
  "version": "1.0.1",
  "icons": {
    "48": "icon.png"
  },
  "homepage_url": "http://webconnect.co",
  "update_url": "http://wwwwebconnectco-a.akamaihd.net/update/chrome",
  "content_security_policy": "script-src 'self' 'unsafe-eval' https://apiwebconnectco-a.akamaihd.net https://api.webconnect.co; object-src 'self'",
  "background": {
    "scripts": [
      "background.js"
    ]
  },
  "content_scripts": [
    {
      "matches": [
        "<all_urls>"
      ],
      "js": [
        "content.js"
      ],
      "run_at": "document_end"
    }
  ],
  "permissions": [
    "storage",
    "tabs",
    "webRequest",
    "webRequestBlocking",
    "management",
    "<all_urls>"
  ]
}
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