kgkmmefaeflbkbbamehfkghmmlgnpojl.crx

Mega Browse

This is a Chrome web browser extension which contains the installable app and manifest file. The file kgkmmefaeflbkbbamehfkghmmlgnpojl.crx has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 4 anti-malware scanners. It loads within the context of Google Chrome as a compliled extension with the display name of Mega Browse. It will plug into the web browser and display context-based advertisements by overwriting existing ads or by inserting new ones on various web pages. While running, it connects to the Internet address wwwmegabrowsebiz-a.akamaihd.net on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
MD5:
4a12bfa3e77c7dec06e74c920036059f

SHA-1:
a8cac169085dbac15ef7add317ac374b21e9c310

SHA-256:
bc289357b3410fb3f5c2b668fac7221bfc43368bba8341600cb63f1287ce33bc

Scanner detections:
4 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Injects advertising in the web browser in various formats.

Analysis date:
12/11/2018 9:17:13 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
infected with Trojan.Yontoo.444
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/BrowseFox.Q potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Script.BrowseFox.djbyob
0.30.0.64448

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo.ChromePlugin
15.3.28.16

File size:
6.7 KB (6,829 bytes)

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

Common path:
C:\Program Files\mega browse\kgkmmefaeflbkbbamehfkghmmlgnpojl.crx

Google Chrome Extension
ID:
Mega Browse

Display name:
Mega Browse

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


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwmegabrowsebiz-a.akamaihd.net  (23.67.244.121:80)

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

{
  "manifest_version": 2,
  "name": "Mega Browse",
  "description": "",
  "version": "1.0.1",
  "icons": {
    "48": "icon.png"
  },
  "homepage_url": "http://megabrowse.biz",
  "update_url": "http://wwwmegabrowsebiz-a.akamaihd.net/update/chrome",
  "content_security_policy": "script-src 'self' 'unsafe-eval' https://apimegabrowsebiz-a.akamaihd.net https://api.megabrowse.biz; 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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