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:
1.0.5819.2880

MD5:
eb30ba5f006b92f7899009e57daeec27

SHA-1:
22de1d731c04421f8074d9e6291867a5edb8e59a

SHA-256:
c56fabf47a8b3a95267797e8ce1ac1b4d8c4210d25158abef5089620e5a69c79

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 9:29:27 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.11.2

File size:
475.8 KB (487,176 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5819.2880

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\452ddee6-da77-4a3b-a2f1-d610430ffb92\plugins\10\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/25/2015 12:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/25/2016 11:59:59 AM

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:
12/7/2015 9:36:08 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x2C797

Entry point:
E8, 0C, E9, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 83, 3C, F5, 00, E5, 46, 00, 00, 75, 13, 56, E8, 71, 00, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 11, E8, 48, DA, FF, FF, 59, FF, 34, F5, 00, E5, 46, 00, FF, 15, 08, D2, 45, 00, 5E, 5D, C3, 56, 57, BE, 00, E5, 46, 00, 8B, FE, 53, 8B, 1F, 85, DB, 74, 17, 83, 7F, 04, 01, 74, 11, 53, FF, 15, 34, D1, 45, 00, 53, E8, C9, A2, FF, FF, 83, 27, 00, 59, 83, C7, 08, 81, FF, 20, E6, 46, 00, 7C, D8, 5B, 83, 3E, 00, 74, 0E, 83, 7E, 04, 01, 75, 08, FF, 36, FF, 15...
 
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Entropy:
6.6220

Code size:
368 KB (376,832 bytes)

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