plus-hd-9.3-enabler.exe

Plus-HD-9.3

Plus HD

The application plus-hd-9.3-enabler.exe has been detected as adware by 23 anti-malware scanners. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. By utilizing the Crossrider browser extension platform, the Enabler module is designed to manage the integration with the user's web browser and install/manage the plugin for Chrome, IE and Firefox. While running, it connects to the Internet address stats.srvstatsdata.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Reason Core Security
Publisher:
Plus HD

Product:
Plus-HD-9.3

Description:
Plus-HD-9.3 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
7652e423836287f6d268a8e7d95d0cd6

SHA-1:
25a6dee7d8a208d06f5b54cc414e59cf4d06bfe4

SHA-256:
aaa476841c0caad5e56fb4700c4c12801ad4b35eeb7ccbc30443832c81324a47

Scanner detections:
23 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

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.

Analysis date:
9/28/2014 5:25:47 PM UTC  (nine months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
859

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Toolbar.CrossRider
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/CrossRider.Gen2
7.11.164.42

avast!
Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
140908-2

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.1452

Bitdefender
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
1.0.20.1355

Dr.Web
Trojan.Crossrider.7519
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Adware.Plush
14.09.28

ESET NOD32
Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AJ potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
9/28/2014

F-Prot
W32/A-eb9ef301
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
11.2014-28-09_1

G Data
Gen:Adware.Plush
14.9.24

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2014.5.2.2

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.181.12846

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.181.12846

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.HDPlus.A
v2014.09.28.01

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
15.0.0.813

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.PlusHD.S
14.3.16.17

Rising Antivirus
PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.169710AE!378998958
23.00.65.14926

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OGH14
7.2.271

Trend Micro
TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OGH14
10.465.28

VIPRE Antivirus
Crossrider
27252

Reason Core Security
File size:
402.5 KB (412,160 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Plus-HD-9.3.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-9.3\plus-hd-9.3-enabler.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/5/2014 2:06:58 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:W0JDC7SXRCv1lOaGuG0WxzLFFsuZWHAt/qckDBh8NOJ+QK3pTBPXReYa9V:pVC7SXoNUumxzRGusg6BiNOJwpTFXRu

Entry address:
0x372A8

Entry point:
E8, 94, 99, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, D8, 13, 46, 00, E8, 52, 25, 00, 00, E8, D2, 16, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 27, 99, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, E4, 55, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.4415

Code size:
306 KB (313,344 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
Plus-HD-9.3-enabler

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)

Action:
plus-hd-9.3-enabler.exe \enablebho \agentregpath='plus-hd-9.3' \appid=5309


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/000621/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)

Reason Core Security