plugin.exe

Strong Signal

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

Version:
1.0.5714.4895

MD5:
beec9371dc2a198bdcfa7565c7b1fc2d

SHA-1:
56888312a176d59b5b5c353390e82b3a7fbf0e2c

SHA-256:
a114cfaa5dd8ffa28133e30cc889790cf36690140de5d8405cd40d37b5ca47b4

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:
7/5/2020 11:53:38 PM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
1.1 MB (1,183,504 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5714.4895

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\0780f478-67ce-4ec3-98db-39a65f4618ce\plugins\6\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
12/11/2014 10:00:00 PM

Valid to:
12/12/2015 9:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Strong Signal, O=Strong Signal, 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:
5047EE0477D4F273DFC93DB8A749B9E0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/24/2015 6:43:21 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x6AD12

Entry point:
E8, B6, B3, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, 60, 8C, 51, 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, 27, 51, 00, 01, 0F, 82, B1, B4, 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, E0, 10, 03, C1, 8B, CA, 83, E2, 03, C1, E9...
 
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Code size:
799 KB (818,176 bytes)

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