object browser-codedownloader.exe

Object Browser

Selecao Technologies (Bright Circle Investments Ltd)

This adware is a web browser extension that will inject advertising in the browser in the form of unwanted banners and text-links which may link to malware sites and install unwanted software. The application object browser-codedownloader.exe, “Object Browser exe” by Selecao Technologies (Bright Circle Investments) has been detected as adware by 22 anti-malware scanners. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. Built using the Crossrider web brower toolkit the CodeDownloader component will automatically connnect to the remote API server and download additional code/components for ObjectB extension/toolbar. The component makes a number of requests to the host app-static.crossrider.com/plugins/.../monetization/monetizationLoader.js. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
ObjectB  (signed by Selecao Technologies (Bright Circle Investments Ltd))

Product:
Object Browser

Description:
Object Browser exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
1fd78c77a863341e0d2ec6ec7dcb6c2d

SHA-1:
cbd3f7ab1c1026b7de1342ef410032df769f3ee3

SHA-256:
1d5cf5091652277b6ab72a86f4808a1c8330525cb4f512be978324f277fa7e85

Scanner detections:
22 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Note:
Crossrider is the owner of a platform that enables the creation of cross-browser extensions by developers but is not the owner of this detected application. The owner/publisher of this file is Selecao Technologies (Bright Circle Investments Ltd).

Analysis date:
9/24/2017 10:12:53 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Application.Heur.ev1@mGcLJHhO
743

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.CrossRider
2015.01.23

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/CrossRider.Gen4
7.11.204.50

AVG
Generic
2016.0.3221

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.15122

Bitdefender
Gen:Application.Heur.ev1@mGcLJHhO
1.0.20.110

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider1.7555
9.0.1.022

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Application.Heur.ev1@mG1h7LfO
8.15.01.30.02

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.BM (variant)
9.11056

F-Secure
Gen:Application.Heur.ev1@mGcLJHhO
11.2015-22-01_5

G Data
Gen:Application.Heur.ev1@mGcLJHhO
15.1.24

IKARUS anti.virus
Gen.Application.Heur
t3scan.1.8.6.0

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.CrossRider
14.0.0.2602

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.ObjectBrowser.A
v2015.01.22.03

McAfee
Trojan.Artemis!D34EDE38971F
5600.6869

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis
7.6869

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Application.Heur.ev1@mGcLJHhO
16.0.0.66

Norman
Gen:Application.Heur.ev1@mG1h7LfO
11.20150130

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
15.01.22.03

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Application.360
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider.Task.Brightcircle
15.1.26.11

VIPRE Antivirus
Crossrider
36878

File size:
1.1 MB (1,126,376 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Object Browser.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\object browser\object browser-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
12/16/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/17/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Selecao Technologies (Bright Circle Investments Ltd), O=Selecao Technologies (Bright Circle Investments Ltd), STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

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

Serial number:
3F2791037D410A199539AA4A99F7DEB3

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/22/2015 12:04:49 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:WHI6Rx4XBZEIrwWjN9xNcQPrXV3pS2WXDT:Wo6XAZESjjNll3pS2WXDT

Entry address:
0xA0EB2

Entry point:
E8, CF, 00, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 85, C9, 0F, 84, 92, 00, 00, 00, 56, 53, 8B, D9, 8B, 74, 24, 14, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 7C, 24, 10, 75, 0B, C1, E9, 02, 0F, 85, 85, 00, 00, 00, EB, 27, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 74, 2B, 84, C0, 74, 2F, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, E5, 8B, D9, C1, E9, 02, 75, 61, 83, E3, 03, 74, 13, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 84, C0, 74, 37, 83, EB, 01, 75, ED, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 5B, 5E, 5F, C3, F7, C7, 03, 00...
 
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Code size:
810 KB (829,440 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
973ab9e7-0690-460d-9aba-a5201564b41e-1

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-50-63-202-56.ip.secureserver.net  (50.63.202.56:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com  (52.216.224.50:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ip-184-168-221-50.ip.secureserver.net  (184.168.221.50:80)

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