WebSocket4Net.dll

Robokid Technologies

By using the Crossrider framework, this web extension is loaded in the web browser and displays advertisments on web pages not affiliated by the extension or company. These unwanted advertisements are injected by the extension in the browser in the form of common ad types such as banners and text-links. The module WebSocket4Net.dll, “WebSocket4Net for .NET 2.0” by Robokid Technologies has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is distributed as part of the Brightcircle group of browser-extensions.
Publisher:
WebSocket4Net  (signed by Robokid Technologies)

Product:
WebSocket4Net

Description:
WebSocket4Net for .NET 2.0

Version:
0.9.0.0

MD5:
32344c72b3c18ddf62c2652e8e40de86

SHA-1:
62629a41e5aa1fbb69fc1630a59c66eff31a185e

SHA-256:
ca69cf7b73182a6ebdd642efb3b6ecc32925ef1ee995a0983d1563fadf9f3849

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:
5/29/2020 6:29:53 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.3.16.4

File size:
60.5 KB (61,976 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\plus-hd-v1.1\websocket4net.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
6/23/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/24/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Robokid Technologies, O=Robokid Technologies, STREET=Athinodorou 3 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:
00ECF35E880AD0F3BC6F82DFB1F2E84CC0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/26/2014 2:13:38 PM

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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Entropy:
5.7843

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

Code size:
56 KB (57,344 bytes)

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