plugincontainer.exe

Filter Results

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application plugincontainer.exe by Filter Results has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It runs as a separate (within the context of its own process) windows Service named “Service Mgr FilterResults”.
Publisher:
Filter Results  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.5721.35038

MD5:
b1d77d525e8bad30e57b179fa3666c97

SHA-1:
0422e79f561effc1d71e9d3c8e1ef9a1d6bad1e3

SHA-256:
8705b3ab90aa3f453f9139f6961f21de27872bd6aaad43b730f3ebb5dffeccb3

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:
7/14/2020 10:48:58 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.9

File size:
960.2 KB (983,272 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5721.35038

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\f08cac26-e74f-49b4-9ff1-f081aa55e1b3\plugincontainer.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/26/2015 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/26/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Filter Results, O=Filter Results, 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:
61DE6EF5A0C35D1FC5D9A64C4791281C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/1/2015 4:28:05 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x5DADB

Entry point:
E8, E8, 79, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 34, E0, 4B, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 7D, 08, 85, F6, 74, 13, F6, 06, 10, 74, 0E, 8B, 0F, 83, E9, 04, 51, 8B, 01, 8B, 70, 18, FF, 50, 20, 89, 7D, F8, 89, 75, FC, 85, F6, 74, 0C, F6, 06, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 24, A1, 4B, 00, 5F, 5E, 8B, E5, 5D, C2, 08, 00, 8B, 4D, F4, 64, 89, 0D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 59, 5F, 5F, 5E, 5B, 8B, E5, 5D, 51...
 
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Code size:
737.5 KB (755,200 bytes)

Service
Display name:
Service Mgr FilterResults

Type:
Win32OwnProcess

Depends on:
RPCSS


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