WebSocket4Net.dll

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 module WebSocket4Net.dll, “WebSocket4Net for .NET 2.0” 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. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
WebSocket4Net  (signed by Kimahri Software inc.)

Product:
WebSocket4Net

Description:
WebSocket4Net for .NET 2.0

Version:
0.9.0.0

MD5:
1f84773cb1fa7872aaa517fedb98a008

SHA-1:
1e89851b5ea8d2e110810f86e2ffc1748ec12a7a

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:
5/31/2020 7:23:08 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcicrle (M)
17.3.14.13

File size:
62.9 KB (64,360 bytes)

Product version:
0.9.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright © websocket4net.codeplex.com 2012

Original file name:
WebSocket4Net.dll

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-9.4\websocket4net.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
3/6/2013 7:30:00 PM

Valid to:
3/6/2016 7:29:59 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:
5/26/2014 8:43:38 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows Console

Linker version:
11.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

Entry address:
0xFFCE

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

Code size:
56 KB (57,344 bytes)

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