ss54.exe

Monkey Code Lab

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 ss54.exe by Monkey Code Lab 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 also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
Monkey Code Lab  (signed and verified)

Description:
Ybnafpkaza

Version:
12.9.12.21

MD5:
59235de3ff4792985102d2a0f2b34c17

SHA-1:
1809e70c1b1d33b2dd53327a48d36e65cf3c30d1

SHA-256:
54e5c7019dbb857d7e94ec526b8a92d9bc6b2102ae303894c625dbab0d4bbacf

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:
6/2/2020 1:10:00 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.3.13.17

File size:
8.7 MB (9,108,400 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\ss54.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/27/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/28/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Monkey Code Lab, O=Monkey Code Lab, 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:
70960DD13BD9997E55808BF80536533D

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 11:54:38 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

Entry address:
0x4101

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, B3, 7C, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, B4, 7C, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, B4, 7C, 00, 56, A3, 6C, 23, 7C, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8B, 3B, 00, 00, A3, C8, 23, 7C, 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, A9, B2, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, B4, 7C, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, AA, B2, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Code size:
32.5 KB (33,280 bytes)

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