BringStar

Publisher Information

BringStar is a brand of the Sambreel/Yontoo group, a web advertising company located in Carlsbad, CA. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. It is part of the Yontoo/Sambreel group and distributes web browser add-ons, typically potentially unwanted and adware in nature, that are designed to modify a user's typical search beahvior as well as display context and popup advertising. There is one additional code signing certificate issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/9/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
1/10/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=BringStar, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=BringStar, 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:
0690b649ce1a1dfaac570b0aae6e5d30

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo.BringStar (M), Adware.Yontoo.BringStar (M)
100.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4741131, Trojan.Win32.Generic
18.00%

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.BrowseFox, Adware.Win64.BrowseFox
18.00%

AVG
Generic, Brista
18.00%

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AD, Adware.BrowseFox.BJ, Adware.SwiftBrowse.L
18.00%

MicroWorld eScan
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AD, Adware.BrowseFox.BJ, Adware.SwiftBrowse.J, Adware.SwiftBrowse.L
18.00%

nProtect
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AD, Adware.BrowseFox.BJ, Adware.SwiftBrowse.J, Adware.SwiftBrowse.L
18.00%

Bitdefender
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AD, Adware.BrowseFox.BJ, Adware.SwiftBrowse.J, Adware.SwiftBrowse.L
18.00%

G Data
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AD, Adware.BrowseFox.BJ
18.00%

McAfee
BrowseFox.e, Program.BrowseFox.a, Artemis!2EFBEE200F8A
18.00%

1 / 68      (Adware)
maintainer.bak  (8a5ff9572445a66be534385094be6457)

36 / 68    (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bringstarbaapp.dll  (748b3016562b13fa1fe130647cabb2cf)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bringstar.browseradapter.exe  (4fe4be254ec888857d1795800512396a)

1 / 68      (Adware)
utilbringstar.exe  (17f6e59abdb3fba2b6c90631655e0daa)

26 / 68    (Adware)
{3de9eb9c-a833-42cb-b66f-841b954aebef}w64.sys (StdLib)  (78ec5febc5af7c3d5a20f28f07e00391)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStar.BrowserFilter.dll  (977981789e3e92ccd065db4aac60a31a)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStar.BrowserAdapterS.dll  (1892df24182296cb2e23b64435723467)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStar.BrowserAdapter.dll  (8bde910014ee093e6b418653d9a01ac0)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStar.BroStats.dll  (6f4e2fb2dfc6532c6599f8706dfac589)

22 / 68    (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bringstar.browseradapter64.exe  (df657418d75795d1a6d646792166d2ef)

1 / 68      (Adware)
3de9eb9ca83342cbb66f64.dll  (ebb8cad18991f40872ee4f2ae58edc50)

25 / 68    (Adware)
BringStar.FirstRun.exe (FirstRun)  (d30c062d0eeeeb949dd111a8da53b6e1)

1 / 68      (Adware)
{3de9eb9c-a833-42cb-b66f-841b954aebef}w.sys (StdLib)  (483a67bc776894def04b9b7b56424dd1)

1 / 68      (Adware)
utilbringstar.exe  (c8a158d8fda45110446893f8fe806d13)

1 / 68      (Adware)
{689b0e6a-e741-44d5-b595-048066310bfb}w64.sys (StdLib)  (21f45159982c3b2120cc9dbed116a762)

1 / 68      (Adware)
{3a9280f1-7b36-4d62-a558-60e5e737e93b}w64.sys (StdLib)  (12084f07c95f5ad667458fc3bbfc9b08)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStar.IEUpdate.dll  (8e59324395d99bd1c256e03f43e87768)

1 / 68      (Adware)
updatebringstar.exe  (9bf9e962d17ec59fbc3607a7216a0f70)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStar.IEUpdate.dll  (53925bafd8589d07192d29f2aa02c445)

25 / 68    (Adware)
BringStar.FirstRun.exe (FirstRun)  (6227ac0fc51d2a887f77e6288df956b6)

1 / 68      (Adware)
updatebringstar.exe  (c880818993198a623d841895252c45fb)

1 / 68      (Adware)
{6f977c0f-6444-4de7-ac45-ce7cc5f3060e}w64.sys (StdLib)  (de8b210950a0c22c26e8c407e7896131)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStar.BrowserFilterG.dll  (e3eda4e0ea2bb7739b4a0b3ed9713b7f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
filterapp_c.exe  (5f0720322e7d379c076c6f7ec22cf946)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BringStarBrowserFilter.exe  (3bc7374ba4a06059f86153c2a256e9c6)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bringstarbaapp.dll  (5a418874169df1f23c778b152535c99b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bringstarba.dll (XVRNT by TODO: <Company name>)  (f23b5c4f8c3244e5a5caac8c00066923)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bringstar.browserfilter.helper.dll  (c946b91075933514b368cb8dae3504ca)

 
Latest 30 of 302 files

The following certificate is also signed by BringStar.

66E0550F19C158AF6136E70A1C576091  (Dec 22, 2014 to Feb 21, 2016)

The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.

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* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to BringStar by VeriSign, Inc. on January 09, 2014 with the serial number '0690b649ce1a1dfaac570b0aae6e5d30'.