plugin.exe

browse pulse

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

Version:
1.0.5602.2968

MD5:
f987dd3ab5190baa169bd0ff3a58a79d

SHA-1:
28f502caa5af44180c14fbc5f91927fc1d418610

SHA-256:
96a69c10c239b470f51a5523bf2eae66c3ba7f26379df77b20228b070b999556

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:
7/11/2020 7:59:12 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.10

File size:
412.8 KB (422,672 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5602.2968

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\5b4b2b13-bc3c-4690-a9ac-2f28c7e74c15\plugins\4\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/5/2015 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/5/2016 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=browse pulse, O=browse pulse, 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:
57CD114A677C4F8533B1413CC2EF840F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/4/2015 5:39:03 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x1CA63

Entry point:
E8, 31, F0, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, 98, 48, 46, 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, 78, F7, 45, 00, 01, 0F, 82, 2D, F1, 00, 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, E0, 10, 03, C1, 8B, CA, 83, E2, 03, C1, E9, 02...
 
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Code size:
308 KB (315,392 bytes)

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