WebSocket4Net.dll

Pani Poni Network

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 Pani Poni Network 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 Pani Poni Network)

Product:
WebSocket4Net

Description:
WebSocket4Net for .NET 2.0

Version:
0.9.0.0

MD5:
30f27298450f12195195b87ddc94acfb

SHA-1:
a8e4ee416898955d7659448315bdbabe0e867f23

SHA-256:
4303b9680424c1dd792ab9a69c1e035819ffed9fda06a16a5590981174b0d571

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:
5/26/2020 4:02:37 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcircle (M)
17.2.12.21

File size:
62.9 KB (64,416 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\browsers+ apps\websocket4net.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/28/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/29/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Pani Poni Network, O=Pani Poni Network, 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:
00D7E501E7ADAA5764867C0B6158D78CDF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/26/2014 3:13:38 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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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
56 KB (57,344 bytes)

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