phd-v1.4-nova.dll

Motoko Group

This adware utilizes the Crossrider extension platform and will inject advertisiments in the Internet browser and may modify core browser settings. Ads will be delivered as banners and contextual text-links and may promote other potentially unwanted software. The module phd-v1.4-nova.dll by Motoko Group has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
Motoko Group  (signed and verified)

MD5:
21891e3272a393f155ada4eba76c7db3

SHA-1:
273caea613f2d75851b1ac32eba31f7390d1a24a

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
5/25/2020 8:01:27 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.2.28.20

File size:
129.4 KB (132,456 bytes)

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\phd-v1.4\phd-v1.4-nova.dll

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/18/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/19/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Motoko Group, O=Motoko Group, STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=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:
00AAFC4F8011F7FD7C00748C990950D28A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/27/2014 12:03:35 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x64F8

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 0C, 01, 75, 05, E8, FF, 38, 00, 00, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, 08, E8, 07, 00, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 5D, C2, 0C, 00, 6A, 0C, 68, B8, 9B, 01, 10, E8, D9, 14, 00, 00, 33, C0, 40, 8B, 75, 0C, 85, F6, 75, 0C, 39, 35, 4C, C2, 01, 10, 0F, 84, E4, 00, 00, 00, 83, 65, FC, 00, 83, FE, 01, 74, 05, 83, FE, 02, 75, 35, 8B, 0D, C0, 50, 01, 10, 85, C9, 74, 0C, FF, 75, 10, 56, FF, 75, 08, FF, D1, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 0F, 84, B1, 00, 00, 00, FF, 75, 10, 56, FF, 75, 08, E8, 11, FE, FF, FF, 89, 45, E4...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
74.5 KB (76,288 bytes)

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