lightning savings-helper.exe

Engaging Apps

This is part of a distribution package that is classified as adware distributed by 50onRed. This adware is used to interact with the installed web browsers and inject ads and modify the default search and homepages. The application lightning savings-helper.exe by Engaging Apps has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension toolkit. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider.
Publisher:
Engaging Apps  (signed and verified)

MD5:
af4b980f97d60e11a43db0f0c96b3d38

SHA-1:
6acfe01b61a868b916999e213d8c827829daf57f

SHA-256:
3812a3287bd95647e3c7c3bba50fca0eb0932350b41a8434c8950f3f7e5859ac

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
The software may change the browser's home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements.

Analysis date:
7/3/2020 6:23:40 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.11.11

File size:
315.4 KB (322,952 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\lightning savings\lightning savings-helper.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
6/4/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/5/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Engaging Apps, O=Engaging Apps, L=Philadelphia, S=Pennsylvania, C=US

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

Serial number:
632EEBD9B987BC680D444D8675A26545

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/17/2013 7:42:17 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x27548

Entry point:
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Code size:
239.5 KB (245,248 bytes)

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