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:
1.0.5713.19323

MD5:
b3f04c757fa186f0175a1a00b977e5dd

SHA-1:
f46f52b1a00e0812cc62bc5d166372fb0f38253c

SHA-256:
95793563f5bb8c41dd89c8ada18dcc5e16a40d50612228109908079cb7254026

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:
7/13/2020 1:04:55 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
1.8 MB (1,879,312 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5713.19323

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\0780f478-67ce-4ec3-98db-39a65f4618ce\plugins\2bak\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:
8/23/2015 2:44:24 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0xC4708

Entry point:
E8, 56, 92, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 83, 3C, F5, E0, 86, 5B, 00, 00, 75, 13, 56, E8, 91, 00, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 11, E8, 5C, E9, FF, FF, 59, FF, 34, F5, E0, 86, 5B, 00, FF, 15, 14, 51, 52, 00, 5E, 5D, C3, E8, 46, 30, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 0B, FF, 74, 24, 04, 50, FF, 15, 94, 53, 52, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 07, E8, FF, FF, 59, C3, 56, 57, BE, E0, 86, 5B, 00, 8B, FE, 53, 8B, 1F, 85, DB, 74, 17, 83, 7F, 04, 01, 74, 11, 53, FF, 15, 20, 51, 52, 00, 53, E8, 1B, 58, FF...
 
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Code size:
1.1 MB (1,195,008 bytes)

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