safe saver-updater.exe

Brightcircle Investments Limited

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 safe saver-updater.exe by Brightcircle Investments Limited has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. It is built using the Crossrider browser extension toolkit; the Updater component is used to dynamically connects to the Crossrider API (update.srvstatsdata.com/.../{CAMP_ID}/update.json) and download additional code in order to automatically update Safe Saver extension/toolbar. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
Safe Saver  (signed by Brightcircle Investments Limited)

Product:
Safe Saver

Description:
Safe Saver exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
90ad4750e6c43eb3d0a5e4a78492922b

SHA-1:
77d5099dfc12bfdd259f93d83269eea9b9b1c96f

SHA-256:
c8efd6a2af0e07fc88e6c640ef8796bb09af292780af1fa341a7ba720a8b6185

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Part of the Crossrider toolbar platform. This is the updater mechanism that runs in the background as a scheduled task.

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 Brightcircle Investments Limited.

Analysis date:
6/2/2020 12:11:16 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Crossrider (M)
16.12.10.8

File size:
357.9 KB (366,440 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
Safe Saver.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\safe saver\safe saver-updater.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
3/8/2013 8:33:54 AM

Valid to:
3/8/2016 8:33:54 AM

Subject:
CN=Brightcircle Investments Limited, O=Brightcircle Investments Limited, L=Nicosia, S=Strovolos, C=CY

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
047F36483DC84C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/18/2013 11:18:11 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x2DD64

Entry point:
E8, 2F, AA, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, 57, 56, 53, 33, FF, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 10, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 14, 89, 54, 24, 10, 8B, 44, 24, 1C, 0B, C0, 7D, 14, 47, 8B, 54, 24, 18, F7, D8, F7, DA, 83, D8, 00, 89, 44, 24, 1C, 89, 54, 24, 18, 0B, C0, 75, 18, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 44, 24, 14, 33, D2, F7, F1, 8B, D8, 8B, 44, 24, 10, F7, F1, 8B, D3, EB, 41, 8B, D8, 8B, 4C, 24, 18, 8B, 54, 24, 14, 8B, 44, 24, 10, D1, EB, D1, D9, D1, EA, D1, D8, 0B, DB, 75, F4, F7...
 
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Entropy:
6.5247

Code size:
274.5 KB (281,088 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
Safe Saver-updater

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ssl.hwcdn.net  (205.185.208.11:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to errors.srvstatsdata.com  (208.85.150.249:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to app-static.crossrider.com  (69.16.175.10:80)

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