plus-hd-v1.9cv20.10-codedownloader.exe

Plus-HD-V1.9cV20.10

Neon Alchemist Station

This adware is a web browser extension that will inject advertising in the browser in the form of unwanted banners and text-links which may link to malware sites and install unwanted software. The application plus-hd-v1.9cv20.10-codedownloader.exe, “Plus-HD-V1.9cV20.10 exe” by Neon Alchemist Station 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 HDV20.10 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 HDV20.10  (signed by Neon Alchemist Station)

Product:
Plus-HD-V1.9cV20.10

Description:
Plus-HD-V1.9cV20.10 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
e783368c98e237a47ac8076f5f31f84b

SHA-1:
11dfa5247a1b97b23a7123b4328264dd774c8844

SHA-256:
55c89678eb6cfaf653ae20000261f5dfa78f4bcf5f598ff42a07746c4dbe173d

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 Neon Alchemist Station.

Analysis date:
1/24/2020 2:37:05 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.12.14

File size:
1 MB (1,091,496 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Plus-HD-V1.9cV20.10.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-v1.9cv20.10\plus-hd-v1.9cv20.10-codedownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/27/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/28/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Neon Alchemist Station, O=Neon Alchemist Station, 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:
4682924DB7F76F78C4C54215DBB9CE75

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/19/2014 5:36:17 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x9B122

Entry point:
E8, 3D, 03, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 85, C9, 0F, 84, 92, 00, 00, 00, 56, 53, 8B, D9, 8B, 74, 24, 14, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 7C, 24, 10, 75, 0B, C1, E9, 02, 0F, 85, 85, 00, 00, 00, EB, 27, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 74, 2B, 84, C0, 74, 2F, F7, C6, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, E5, 8B, D9, C1, E9, 02, 75, 61, 83, E3, 03, 74, 13, 8A, 06, 83, C6, 01, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 84, C0, 74, 37, 83, EB, 01, 75, ED, 8B, 44, 24, 10, 5B, 5E, 5F, C3, F7, C7, 03, 00...
 
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Code size:
769 KB (787,456 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/002926/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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