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:
1.0.5603.6605

MD5:
e68e1010263aaecbf9968caa75383f30

SHA-1:
f780400c195bc5ed291a9a4977c03a070217bfeb

SHA-256:
32cd74d0d88eeeed9745dd0bcc74a73c95ced69ff1d7830c9a74b9760f75589a

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 6:07:43 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.3

File size:
647.3 KB (662,800 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5603.6605

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\5b4b2b13-bc3c-4690-a9ac-2f28c7e74c15\plugins\5bak\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:
5/5/2015 10:40:23 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x47832

Entry point:
E8, A9, 23, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 83, 3C, F5, 40, 85, 49, 00, 00, 75, 13, 56, E8, 71, 00, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 11, E8, 6B, E7, FF, FF, 59, FF, 34, F5, 40, 85, 49, 00, FF, 15, 34, F2, 47, 00, 5E, 5D, C3, 56, 57, BE, 40, 85, 49, 00, 8B, FE, 53, 8B, 1F, 85, DB, 74, 17, 83, 7F, 04, 01, 74, 11, 53, FF, 15, 84, F0, 47, 00, 53, E8, 34, AD, FF, FF, 83, 27, 00, 59, 83, C7, 08, 81, FF, 60, 86, 49, 00, 7C, D8, 5B, 83, 3E, 00, 74, 0E, 83, 7E, 04, 01, 75, 08, FF, 36, FF, 15...
 
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Code size:
503 KB (515,072 bytes)

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