setup.exe

Kimahri Software inc.

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 setup.exe by Kimahri Software inc has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Nullsoft Install System installer. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
Kimahri Software inc.  (signed and verified)

Description:
Phqxdolnbe

Version:
20.20.14.10

MD5:
88acc0f1527b479f733d39c6ccf233ed

SHA-1:
172a5ac72ed68e49a43ada97e3d370400ae94ab1

SHA-256:
f691d72a6275df531c4aaf1d66330fb7881a13124911d933645a5bcbc449aec1

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
10/30/2020 12:25:48 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcicrle.Brightcircle.Installer (M)
15.10.31.8

File size:
8.4 MB (8,757,496 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\inetcache\ie\{random}\setup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/6/2013 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/6/2016 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Kimahri Software inc., O=Kimahri Software inc., STREET=666 Sherbrooke Rue w, L=Montreal, S=Quebec, PostalCode=H3A 1E7, C=CA

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00A1BB8569950C0B2080A11A0E2F618B33

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 7:55:02 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
196608:5aTNGIOwy3bOZJPlpHAt9WxG0Y2Su4PYBAmKyvg5+:A0IKbGPPAt9Wxk2P8YBpTvg5+

Entry address:
0x4323

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, C3, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, C4, 44, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, C4, 44, 00, 56, A3, 40, 3B, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 3B, 44, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, C4, 44, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Entropy:
7.9987  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

The file setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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