Newtonsoft.Json.dll

Json.NET

Robokid Technologies

By using the Crossrider framework, this web extension is loaded in the web browser and displays advertisments on web pages not affiliated by the extension or company. These unwanted advertisements are injected by the extension in the browser in the form of common ad types such as banners and text-links. Newtonsoft.Json.dll is the assembly provides support for JSON parsing for .NET applications and is recompiled by Robokid Technologies. The module Newtonsoft.Json.dll, “Json.NET .NET 2.0” by Robokid Technologies has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. Although a detection has been made for this resource, it is generally a commonly distributed 3rd-party library and is typically safe by itself. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
Newtonsoft  (signed by Robokid Technologies)

Product:
Json.NET

Description:
Json.NET .NET 2.0

Version:
6.0.3.17227

MD5:
bbf25aead296eb23685015026fc061f9

SHA-1:
f0f86944bb8cd8717c85924c117d369ca51498da

SHA-256:
2caf600e4129cf56d9d6de2ecda2ce6ae2a814efa1eca576295fa16e859c65e0

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.

Analysis date:
5/25/2020 7:59:05 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.3.16.4

File size:
481.5 KB (493,080 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)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-v1.1\newtonsoft.json.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
6/23/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/24/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Robokid Technologies, O=Robokid Technologies, STREET=Athinodorou 3 Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Cyprus, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

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

Serial number:
00ECF35E880AD0F3BC6F82DFB1F2E84CC0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/27/2014 4:12:58 AM

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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[+]

Entropy:
5.8657

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

Code size:
477 KB (488,448 bytes)

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