plugin.exe

Candle Jar

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

Version:
1.0.5845.12012

MD5:
3507f6c9554e9846b36dafa875cd7d0a

SHA-1:
080ec5ceb21821ffdebfd1f1fde7d3478f9f9c9b

SHA-256:
3df9560df5d4ffa5e3b926ddfe8c625177fe6567ec8665d61de849be93c317f3

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:
7/3/2020 8:14:49 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.13.9

File size:
1.5 MB (1,552,648 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5845.12012

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\452ddee6-da77-4a3b-a2f1-d610430ffb92\plugins\8\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2015 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Candle Jar, O=Candle Jar, L=San Diego, 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:
0E8E936F9E02A9051DC291967D4FCECA

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/2/2016 8:40:59 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0xD6847

Entry point:
E8, 14, B2, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, D0, 18, 57, 00, 01, 73, 0D, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 08, F3, AA, EB, 5D, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 81, FA, 80, 00, 00, 00, 7C, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, 68, A7, 56, 00, 01, 0F, 82, 04, B3, 01, 00, 57, 8B, F9, 83, FA, 04, 72, 31, F7, D9, 83, E1, 03, 74, 0C, 2B, D1, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 75, F6, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 08, 03, C1, 8B, C8, C1...
 
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Entropy:
6.6444

Code size:
1.2 MB (1,288,192 bytes)

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