clingclangbho.dll

Cling Clang

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The module clingclangbho.dll by Cling Clang has been detected as adware by 8 anti-malware scanners. It is installed within the context of Internet Explore as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name ‘Cling Clang’. This file is typically installed with the program Cling Clang by Yontoo Technology, Inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program. It will plug into the web browser and display context-based advertisements by overwriting existing ads or by inserting new ones on various web pages.
Reason Core Security
Publisher:
Cling Clang  (signed and verified)

Product:
Cling Clang

Version:
1.0.0.1

MD5:
e804edda37724c3a8be81c72345f4b35

SHA-1:
7fb8be41b6235e8ec62722249400cbf769052761

SHA-256:
1f6df54a2c1991d384dd91dfa9f9da453341063c4150e3b8c8cf484af82c2d97

Scanner detections:
8 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Injects advertising in the web browser in various formats.

Analysis date:
5/30/2015 7:23:24 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
17457

Dr.Web
Adware.Plugin.100
9.0.1.0357

ESET NOD32
Win32/BrowseFox (variant)
7.9184

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/Agent
12/23/2013

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Agent.ah.(kcloud)
331020.49267

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Agent.cqycvd
0.28.0.56692

Reason Heuristics
PUP.BHO.ClingClang.N
14.2.16.5

Sophos
Generic PUA HP
4.96

Reason Core Security
File size:
243.8 KB (249,632 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.1

Copyright:
(c) Cling Clang. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
Cling ClangIEClient.dll

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win64 DLL)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\cling clang\clingclangbho.dll

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Subject:
CN=Cling Clang, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Cling Clang, L=San Diego, S=California, C=US

Serial number:
5D74FBB0061E5BD76029878075B12101

File PE Metadata
OS bitness:
Win64

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:8II+G6/yO5AT5G+hilsny0HUEEnT+B6aIaI9AWPWGngL6:8II0OTw+MxZTKIi8VgL6

Internet Explorer BHO
Display name:
Cling Clang

CLSID:
{aa9aa36b-5b7b-4996-b083-83ef84d53b19}


The file clingclangbho.dll has been discovered within the following programs.

Cling Clang  by Yontoo Technology, Inc.
Cling Clang is a variant of the Web Cake adware. It is a web browser extension that will modify the user's home and search providers as well as display contextual and popup advertising in the browser.
clingclang.biz/support
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