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 pro123-codedownloader.exe by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 16 anti-malware scanners. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. This file is typically installed with the program pro123 by Kimahri Software inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program. Built using the Crossrider web brower toolkit the CodeDownloader component will automatically connnect to the remote API server and download additional code/components for Freeven 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.
Freeven (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)
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The software may change the browser's home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements.
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..
12/4/2016 7:09:21 AM UTC (today)
McAfee Web Gateway
Qihoo 360 Security
499.9 KB (511,848 bytes)
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
COMODO CA Limited
3/7/2013 1:00:00 AM
3/7/2016 12:59:59 AM
CN=Kimahri Software inc., O=Kimahri Software inc., STREET=666 Sherbrooke Rue w, L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H3A 1E7, C=CA
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB
5/25/2014 7:02:24 PM
390.5 KB (399,872 bytes)
Logon (Runs on logon)
pro123-codedownloader.exe \fiiwihh \gupytn=task \fiwyyjreh='pro123' \iirllix
The file pro123-codedownloader.exe has been discovered within the following program.
by Kimahri Software inc.
The Freeven adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, in-text ads and links, transitional, interstitial and full page ads.
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.