WebSocket4Net.dll

Laroste Apps

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 module WebSocket4Net.dll, “WebSocket4Net for .NET 2.0” by Laroste Apps 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 Laroste Apps)

Product:
WebSocket4Net

Description:
WebSocket4Net for .NET 2.0

Version:
0.9.0.0

MD5:
7a01aac24060a904aaf3891e642a094e

SHA-1:
204205764666f6bb8f7c46c65d2218fbaab7384b

SHA-256:
cf3ad03548f56ad677ac35d6e9d3cbabb95b41771e8a492b13490f9cc37c427d

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:
2/23/2020 2:52:15 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.3.12.7

File size:
62.9 KB (64,408 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)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\Program Files\v-9.1hdv29.09\websocket4net.dll

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/27/2014 9:30:00 PM

Valid to:
8/28/2015 9:29:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Laroste Apps, O=Laroste Apps, 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:
009EFC01D81F792E8B74E2AA245D97A66B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/26/2014 10:43:38 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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