betarez.browseradapter.exe

Beta Rez

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application betarez.browseradapter.exe by Beta Rez has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
Beta Rez  (signed and verified)

MD5:
b9429c5a1af413277f03db7f3b4c6a4e

SHA-1:
4de560b8cde70c195fc03275ae992d72247326ed

SHA-256:
73399b2b00eb6167cfc9879b58c637b50e323e615e8c06d4bc88852292f62c93

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Belongs to the Sambreel/Yontoo progam that inserts various forms of advertising in the user's web browser, installed with minimal or no user consent.

Analysis date:
8/19/2018 3:12:54 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
16.12.27.11

File size:
96.3 KB (98,592 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\beta rez\bin\betarez.browseradapter.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/18/2014 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/19/2015 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Beta Rez, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Beta Rez, L=Santa Monica, 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:
551AC20E6814AE1BD6F9CC331B9C1C38

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/21/2014 11:34:12 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x3665

Entry point:
E8, C5, 21, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 5D, E9, F3, 05, 00, 00, 3B, 0D, 70, 50, 41, 00, 75, 02, F3, C3, E9, 41, 22, 00, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 10, EB, 0D, FF, 75, 08, E8, 44, 23, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 74, 0F, FF, 75, 08, E8, 8A, 07, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 74, E6, C9, C3, F6, 05, D8, 63, 41, 00, 01, BF, CC, 63, 41, 00, BE, F4, 11, 41, 00, 75, 2C, 83, 0D, D8, 63, 41, 00, 01, 6A, 01, 8D, 45, FC, 50, 8B, CF, C7, 45, FC, FC, 11, 41, 00, E8, 2C, 00, 00, 00, 68, 4E, 03, 41, 00, 89, 35, CC...
 
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Entropy:
6.4131

Code size:
61 KB (62,464 bytes)

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