referenceboss.exe

Mindspark Interactive Network

The application referenceboss.exe by Mindspark Interactive Network has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 57 anti-malware scanners. This version of the file will bundle a Mindspark/MyWebSearch Toolbar, a potentially unwanted web browser extension.
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Publisher:
Mindspark Interactive Network  (signed and verified)

MD5:
e50454ff9f1b193745436b3637e68469

SHA-1:
48c100a98173bef48d226c1b4f67571d99b62bb0

SHA-256:
94b36b2e8a31672e41c700a9d32c1ebd52f6b18170ba051f1b9d147f4a1460d2

Scanner detections:
57 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
12/3/2016 8:55:14 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.FunWeb
2013.12.01

avast!
Win32:FunWeb-J [PUP]
2014.9-140610

AVG
Zango
2015.0.3447

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch
4.0.3.14610

Dr.Web
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdInstaller
8.9117

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/MyWebSearch
6/10/2014

F-Prot
W32/MyWeb.G
v6.4.7.1.166

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch
14.0.0.3731

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.(kcloud)
331020.49267

MicroWorld eScan
Win32:FunWeb-J [PUP]
15.0.0.483

Reason Heuristics
PUP.MindsparkInteractiveNetwork.N
14.8.8.2

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.MyWebSearch!6.3F3
23.00.65.14608

SUPERAntiSpyware
PUP.AdInstaller
10551

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R0CBH07HU13
7.2.161

VIPRE Antivirus
23894

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File size:
204.5 KB (209,424 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\referenceboss.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/9/2012 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/6/2015 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Mindspark Interactive Network, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Mindspark Interactive Network, L=White Plains, S=NewYork, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
098417F7EA6406EC7B320590E17A65B7

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/15/2011 1:58:57 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
1536:cgKxCsEmKFatSS3d5he/0rj3PkDqsQvER7BsREZxcc2E7McWPF2IZbUj6uWxwKOf:cgq/maV5brj3sDvQvY7BVZxl8zy

Entry address:
0x1862

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 44, 53, 56, 6A, 00, FF, 15, D8, 30, 40, 00, A3, FC, 43, 40, 00, FF, 15, 6C, 30, 40, 00, 8B, 1D, 68, 30, 40, 00, 8B, F0, 85, F6, 75, 04, 6A, FF, FF, D3, 8A, 06, 57, 8B, 3D, E4, 30, 40, 00, 3C, 22, 75, 1B, 56, FF, D7, 8B, F0, 8A, 06, 3C, 22, 74, 04, 84, C0, 75, F1, 80, 3E, 22, 75, 15, 56, FF, D7, 8B, F0, EB, 0E, 3C, 20, 7E, 0A, 56, FF, D7, 8B, F0, 80, 3E, 20, 7F, F6, 8A, 06, 84, C0, 74, 04, 3C, 20, 7E, E1, 83, 65, E8, 00, 8D, 45, BC, 50, FF, 15, 64, 30, 40, 00, E8, 2D, 00, 00, 00, F6, 45...
 
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Entropy:
5.4137

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
8 KB (8,192 bytes)

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