updatewebconnect.exe

Super Web LLC

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application updatewebconnect.exe by Super Web has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. It runs as a separate (within the context of its own process) windows Service named “Update WebConnect”. It will plug into the web browser and display context-based advertisements by overwriting existing ads or by inserting new ones on various web pages.
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Publisher:
Super Web LLC  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.5271.38245

MD5:
b4b19e8606afaecb1fe60a8953f293e9

SHA-1:
f04acf6fdfcc7a7c98ace2a559957e6b4053dfe9

SHA-256:
b73d39f68e25ff394749ab455f1eb02428d460a217070a50910f789638443c17

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Injects advertising in the web browser in various formats.

Analysis date:
12/10/2016 4:22:59 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Agent.U
2015.0.3448

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.BrowseFox
4.0.3.14610

ESET NOD32
Win32/BrowseFox (variant)
8.9920

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712348

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712348

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

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.WebConnect.A
v2014.06.10.09

McAfee
Artemis!B4B19E8606AF
5600.7104

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!B4B19E8606AF
7.7104

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Trojan.Adware.37e
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Service.SuperWeb.Q
14.8.7.20

Sophos
SuperWeb
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0608
7.2.161

VIPRE Antivirus
Yontoo
30144

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File size:
310.3 KB (317,736 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5271.38245

Original file name:
WebConnect.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\Program Files\webconnect\updatewebconnect.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/3/2014 8:00:00 AM

Valid to:
1/4/2015 7:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Super Web LLC, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Super Web LLC, L=Los Angeles, S=California, 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:
27033EAA9AFF39A69AA31E701AC9D731

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/8/2014 6:15:05 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows Console

Linker version:
8.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:9uBn8KOCp2URskhcV3YMqoZutE2S+0ubo8:9uBbO3UR2rU2hs

Entry address:
0x4D5B2

Entry point:
FF, 25, 00, 20, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 02, 00, 10, 00, 00, 00, 20, 00, 00, 80, 18, 00, 00, 00, E0, 02, 00, 80, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 01, 00...
 
[+]

Entropy:
6.0877

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
301.5 KB (308,736 bytes)

Service
Display name:
Update WebConnect

Type:
Win32OwnProcess


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