plugin.exe.mal

Golden Dock

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

Version:
1.0.5777.13353

MD5:
59ad6d569410a061efbdc865e00668e6

SHA-1:
a4331f52ef27df96824bfbcc81cae64051ff0d31

SHA-256:
6c2aa9474ca5fb52cc4d7568b9d0e2a98ce401b7dfa027bcad0ac69f687b0069

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:
7/7/2020 3:02:46 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.15.20

File size:
979.2 KB (1,002,720 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5777.13353

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\3929cb63-cbbd-4b9c-8b92-a50fbd04e656\plugins\10\plugin.exe.mal

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/9/2015 5:30:00 AM

Valid to:
7/9/2016 5:29:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Golden Dock, O=Golden Dock, 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:
0B58D134BC7841B7C3E6D5FE14474DDC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/26/2015 7:55:13 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x6D081

Entry point:
E8, C1, 9C, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 83, 3C, F5, 30, 75, 4E, 00, 00, 75, 13, 56, E8, 91, 00, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 11, E8, B4, CF, FF, FF, 59, FF, 34, F5, 30, 75, 4E, 00, FF, 15, 14, A2, 4C, 00, 5E, 5D, C3, E8, 7D, 52, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 0B, FF, 74, 24, 04, 50, FF, 15, 50, A2, 4C, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 62, CE, FF, FF, 59, C3, 56, 57, BE, 30, 75, 4E, 00, 8B, FE, 53, 8B, 1F, 85, DB, 74, 17, 83, 7F, 04, 01, 74, 11, 53, FF, 15, 34, A1, 4C, 00, 53, E8, A2, A7, FF...
 
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Entropy:
6.5760

Code size:
802.5 KB (821,760 bytes)

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