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 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. 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 distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
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:
a102359f08550f3a0527e8ffd73013ee

SHA-1:
419d348420d4097246ae7d95a4f2e6afc333fb21

SHA-256:
9b536177008008c69dcb2986fb732b804f1212efee464cfde566366453f9acdd

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

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:
5/29/2020 6:13:14 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.15.5

File size:
484.4 KB (495,976 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Plus-HD-9.4.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 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:
3/7/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/7/2016 1:59:59 AM

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:
6/18/2014 1:04:10 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x40FB8

Entry point:
E8, 27, CB, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 00, 3C, 47, 00, E8, 02, 4A, 00, 00, E8, 76, 1D, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, BA, CA, 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, 91, 7A, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.4329

Code size:
376 KB (385,024 bytes)

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/003309/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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