Newtonsoft.Json.dll

Json.NET

Kimahri Software inc.

This adware uses the Crossrider platform to build and distribute this web browser advertising injection extension. Once installed in the browser it will hijack various browser settings (homepage, search) and may interfere and track behaviors as well as deliver ads. Newtonsoft.Json.dll is the assembly provides support for JSON parsing for .NET applications and is recompiled by Kimahri Software inc.. The module Newtonsoft.Json.dll, “Json.NET .NET 2.0” by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. Note, this is a common distributed file and although it has been detected it might not be a threat is un-coupled from its distribution source. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
Newtonsoft  (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)

Product:
Json.NET

Description:
Json.NET .NET 2.0

Version:
6.0.3.17227

MD5:
10bcca5f9f67520ea13c81f1e247f047

SHA-1:
396de2aecc51d895346c64f5a3dceb59dd578af5

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This is the assembly provides support for JSON parsing for .NET applications. While the file itself is not dangerous, it is part of a program that has been detected. Distributed through the Brightcircle investments brand.

Analysis date:
5/29/2020 6:25:33 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcicrle (M)
17.3.14.13

File size:
483.9 KB (495,464 bytes)

Product version:
6.0.3.17227

Copyright:
Copyright © James Newton-King 2008

Original file name:
Newtonsoft.Json.dll

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-9.4\newtonsoft.json.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/6/2013 7:30:00 PM

Valid to:
3/6/2016 7:29:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Kimahri Software inc., O=Kimahri Software inc., STREET=666 Sherbrooke Rue w, L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H3A 1E7, C=CA

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00A1BB8569950C0B2080A11A0E2F618B33

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/26/2014 10:42:58 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows Console

Linker version:
11.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

Entry address:
0x7930E

Entry point:
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
477 KB (488,448 bytes)

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