plus-hd-2.5-chromeinstaller.exe

Plus-HD-2.5

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. The application plus-hd-2.5-chromeinstaller.exe 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. This is a self-extracting archive and installer and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. The file utilizes the Crossrider browser extension platform. ChromeInstaller is the component designed to install and manage the extension's Google Chrome integration. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
Plus HD  (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)

Product:
Plus-HD-2.5

Description:
Plus-HD-2.5 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
e43a3cd00f39de8c458703f58a5acfaa

SHA-1:
7cd6918c7e3a0bb1372878bf91f689bb97550ac0

SHA-256:
da8cf2f52b8ba58440d01f8dff51d383aedba472e6c07c63361af5147fcbd4bf

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Part of the Crossrider toolbar platform. It will download and install the extension for Gogole Chrome.

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 Kimahri Software inc..

Analysis date:
6/2/2020 4:32:39 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.13.14

File size:
450.4 KB (461,160 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Plus-HD-2.5.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-2.5\plus-hd-2.5-chromeinstaller.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/6/2013 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/6/2016 8:59:59 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:
5/21/2013 9:54:52 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x3F381

Entry point:
E8, A6, B5, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 57, 56, 53, 33, FF, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 10, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 14, 89, 54, 24, 10, 8B, 44, 24, 1C, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 18, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 1C, 89, 54, 24, 18, 0B, C0, 75, 18, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 33, D2, F7, F1, 8B, D8, 8B, 44, 24, 10, F7, F1, 8B, D3, EB, 41, 8B, D8, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 54, 24, 14, 8B, 44, 24, 10, D1, EB, D1, D9, D1, EA, D1, D8, 0B, DB...
 
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Code size:
354.5 KB (363,008 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
Plus-HD-2.5-chromeinstaller

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to update.srvstatsdata.com  (69.16.175.42:80)

 
http://update.srvstatsdata.com/installer_updates/003070/update.json

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to stats.srvstatsdata.com  (176.32.99.41:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to app-static.crossrider.com  (69.16.175.10:80)

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