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:
1.0.5590.1155

MD5:
1535e2370b778a59ec3c005a5780c781

SHA-1:
c39d3cc1e1cbd330706dcbd7062e95df1bd6d923

SHA-256:
689ab5993a5c4ddf022fcd696344393418be3f401a9898fb7f4c540bba30139f

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:
9/20/2020 2:43:48 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.5

File size:
412.8 KB (422,672 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5590.1155

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\0780f478-67ce-4ec3-98db-39a65f4618ce\plugins\4bak\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:
4/22/2015 4:38:36 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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