plusvid-buttonutil.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-buttonutil.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. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension platform. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider. 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:
65cb83c7cc23861a29094ead6adb9b24

SHA-1:
28b522c7ecb6794991c9afcc1b78112f4ae7e29a

SHA-256:
f9b548690a314f455b54bd5451c599050bf9948711ad67e6bcd2a4e0b7627389

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Part of the Crossrider toolbar platform. It will download and install new code and Javascript updates for the extension. 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 6:54:22 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
17.3.11.16

File size:
300.9 KB (308,072 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-buttonutil.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 7:07:20 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x20F15

Entry point:
E8, EC, 95, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, A8, 63, 44, 00, E8, 35, 27, 00, 00, E8, 4B, 16, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 7F, 95, 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, 8D, 2F, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Code size:
224.5 KB (229,888 bytes)

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