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:
1.0.5600.6591

MD5:
ea8cadd04ecf138d4acf77c35330f6e5

SHA-1:
c8280e81f9f64404a0726fcddb78a19f06d86739

SHA-256:
dac19a65813ded487e35c9f57c9eec3a66ae3325a6be6db1d890dc584ffb914a

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 7:25:56 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.2

File size:
469.3 KB (480,528 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5600.6591

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\5b4b2b13-bc3c-4690-a9ac-2f28c7e74c15\plugins\3bak\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/5/2016 11:59:59 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:
5/2/2015 11:39:56 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x28148

Entry point:
E8, 6C, F8, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 51, 8D, 4C, 24, 08, 2B, C8, 83, E1, 0F, 03, C1, 1B, C9, 0B, C1, 59, E9, 8A, F9, 00, 00, 51, 8D, 4C, 24, 08, 2B, C8, 83, E1, 07, 03, C1, 1B, C9, 0B, C1, 59, E9, 74, F9, 00, 00, CC, CC, CC, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 53, 8B, 5D, 0C, 56, 57, C6, 45, FF, 00, 8B, 7B, 08, 8D, 73, 10, 33, 3D, 80, E2, 46, 00, C7, 45, F4, 01, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 07, 83, F8, FE, 74, 0D, 8B, 4F, 04, 03, CE, 33, 0C, 30, E8, B0, D0, FF, FF, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
6.5508

Code size:
356.5 KB (365,056 bytes)

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