plus-hd-9.4-codedownloader.exe

Plus-HD-9.4

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-9.4-codedownloader.exe by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 28 anti-malware scanners. Built using the Crossrider web brower toolkit the CodeDownloader component will automatically connnect to the remote API server and download additional code/components for Plus HD extension/toolbar. The component makes a number of requests to the host app-static.crossrider.com/plugins/.../monetization/monetizationLoader.js. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
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Publisher:
Plus HD  (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)

Product:
Plus-HD-9.4

Description:
Plus-HD-9.4 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
d2dfc2331d14944df6c96516e7461736

SHA-1:
2dfc8ab14891db0655c417dec350e25be1cbacb6

SHA-256:
1816ffe38cfdf152bb60ac771a6effb00e4c0939673f1848bf3fe76c4a6888f6

Scanner detections:
28 / 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. The owner/publisher of this file is Kimahri Software inc..

Analysis date:
12/4/2016 11:19:35 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
969

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.PlusHD
2014.06.11

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/CrossRider.A.7995
7.11.154.66

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
0.1.0.1

avast!
Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
2014.9-140702

AVG
Generic5
2015.0.3425

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.CrossRider
4.0.3.14610

Bitdefender
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
1.0.20.805

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt
18241

Dr.Web
Trojan.Damaged.1
9.0.1.0183

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Gen:Adware.Plush
8.14.06.10.07

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

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
7/2/2014

F-Secure
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
11.2014-10-06_3

G Data
Gen:Adware.Plush
14.6.24

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.SuspectCrc
t3scan.1.6.1.0

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.PlusHD.A
v2014.06.10.07

McAfee
Artemis!C45A532A76A6
5600.7081

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!C45A532A76A6
7.7081

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Adware.Plush.1
15.0.0.483

Panda Antivirus
PUP/PlusHD
14.06.10.07

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Adware.523
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.PlusHD.Z
14.6.10.9

Sophos
AppRider
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-Nullo[Short]
10507

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0505
7.2.183

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4789396
30086

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File size:
499.9 KB (511,848 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Plus-HD-9.4.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win64 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-9.4\plus-hd-9.4-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/6/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/6/2016 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Kimahri Software inc., O=Kimahri Software inc., STREET=666 Sherbrooke Rue w, L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H3A 1E7, C=CA

Serial number:
00A1BB8569950C0B2080A11A0E2F618B33

File PE Metadata
OS bitness:
Win64

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:HrHLuq8gg048WomuRaPWkNLtp5Hdgq5nCfU2OKiv2HswpTB/TJVl+0sMFe:LHKq8n04gaPWkNLtdgi52OXvwpT1TJqz

Entry point:
E8, 60, CA, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 10, 81, 47, 00, E8, 02, 4A, 00, 00, E8, 76, 1D, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, F3, C9, 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, 94, 7A, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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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/003835/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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