pfhnkainfgebjkhaoadlkjgjhhgpbohg.crx

NetCrawl

This is a Chrome web browser extension which contains the installable app and manifest file. The file pfhnkainfgebjkhaoadlkjgjhhgpbohg.crx has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 3 anti-malware scanners. It loads within the context of Google Chrome as a compliled extension with the display name of NetCrawl. This file is typically installed with the program NetCrawl by Yontoo Technology, Inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program. 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.
MD5:
1af830f85092a7526c7535e06be61e76

SHA-1:
5e25db5d8b3c06fc33d27dff9d3593c416474b31

SHA-256:
43efe9fa5b4ea651bec43a6207b10d11ed660f8fd4107e139c692b357d0f3f2a

Scanner detections:
3 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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

Analysis date:
11/23/2017 8:39:04 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

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo.ChromePlugin.d
14.9.17.2

File size:
5.3 KB (5,409 bytes)

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

Common path:
C:\Program Files\netcrawl\pfhnkainfgebjkhaoadlkjgjhhgpbohg.crx

Google Chrome Extension
ID:
pfhnkainfgebjkhaoadlkjgjhhgpbohg

Display name:
NetCrawl

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


The file pfhnkainfgebjkhaoadlkjgjhhgpbohg.crx has been discovered within the following programs.

Buzzdock  by Alactro LLC
This is a web browser extension that injects advertising. From the EULA: "Buzzdock is free to download and use. Buzzdock is supported by advertising, and users will see additional ads on websites where Buzzdock features operate.
www.buzzdock.com/faq-support
79% remove it
NetCrawl  by Yontoo Technology, Inc.
NetCrawl is an adware program from Yontoo that integrates into the user's web browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) and will perform a number of functions mostly designed to generate advertising supported or affiliate revenue.
netcrawl.info/support
81% remove it
 
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwnetcrawlinfo-a.akamaihd.net  (63.88.100.139:80)

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

{
  "manifest_version": 2,
  "name": "NetCrawl",
  "description": "",
  "version": "1.0.1",
  "icons": {
    "48": "icon.png"
  },
  "homepage_url": "http://netcrawl.info",
  "update_url": "http://wwwnetcrawlinfo-a.akamaihd.net/update/chrome",
  "content_security_policy": "script-src 'self' 'unsafe-eval' https://apinetcrawlinfo-a.akamaihd.net https://api.netcrawl.info; 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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