plusvid-bg.exe

PlusVid

Sailor Project

This potentially unwanted Internet browser extension is built upon and distributed using the free Crossrider platform and will deliver advertisements to the web browser in various formats such as banner, text hyper-links, inline text and transitional ads. The application plusvid-bg.exe by Sailor Project has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. Part of the Corssrider web browser platform, the BG executable is a background process that manage various function of the installed extensions in user's browser including managing installation, updates and remote code downloads. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
Phoenix Media  (signed by Sailor Project)

Product:
PlusVid

Description:
PlusVid exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
ece7100788b6d719d636d9afe6c70b64

SHA-1:
a7d27501773b58fa7cf493502aecb5ae5b66c9f8

SHA-256:
d1ea3278af94eaae76459f16094015fea369dc4ccd4651c049588093c0d20d05

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 Sailor Project.

Analysis date:
5/25/2020 7:51:24 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.11.16

File size:
720.9 KB (738,152 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
PlusVid.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plusvid\plusvid-bg.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/17/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/18/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Sailor Project, O=Sailor Project, 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:
47C5F145C734CD3D086C0A102176F0A1

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/21/2014 7:09:52 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x6643D

Entry point:
E8, 9A, CD, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, B8, CE, 4A, 00, E8, 4D, 49, 00, 00, E8, C1, 1C, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 2D, CD, 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, 6B, 51, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Code size:
580.5 KB (594,432 bytes)

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