BuzzSearch

Publisher Information

BuzzSearch 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. Thre are 2 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
11/7/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/8/2014 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=BuzzSearch, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=BuzzSearch, 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:
04e8478f4e7a77520d661585f56c13e0

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.BuzzSearch.K, PUP.BuzzSearch.k, Adware.Yontoo.BuzzSearch.X, PUP.BuzzSearch.l, Adware.Yontoo.BuzzSearch.S, PUP.BuzzSearch.M, PUP.Yontoo, Adware.Yontoo.BuzzSearch (M), PUP.Yontoo.BuzzSearch (M)
100.00%

AVG
MalSign.Skodna.BuzzSearch, Generic_r
40.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Yontoo, Trojan.Win32.Generic, Threat.4150696, Threat.4741131
20.00%

Dr.Web
Trojan.BPlug.9, Trojan.BPlug.123, Trojan.BPlug.132, Trojan.BPlug.16, Trojan.BPlug.20, Trojan.BPlug.33, Trojan.Yontoo.1981
20.00%

McAfee Web Gateway
BehavesLike.Win64.Suspicious.qh, BrowseFox.a, Artemis!EB40CBCB0018, Artemis!C562F40F71EA, Artemis!725E4CD77DF0, Adware-BrowseFox
18.00%

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.BrowseFox
16.00%

McAfee
Program.BrowseFox.a, Artemis!EB40CBCB0018, Artemis!C562F40F71EA, Artemis!725E4CD77DF0, Adware-BrowseFox, Artemis!955A83367FDF
16.00%

MicroWorld eScan
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
12.00%

nProtect
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ, Trojan-Clicker/W32.LinkSwift.238880
12.00%

Bitdefender
Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
12.00%

1 / 68      (Adware)
wstlib.sys (StdLib)  (c62b5ae76d530f145f6b4ca1322bd040)

1 / 68      (Adware)
{ba099a85-e825-4802-83e7-d386a5b4a734}t64.sys (StdLib)  (c4d4885fce78ec35a4969a526d341c27)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.IEUpdate.dll  (7a18739751cff65282257574f6280b3b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
wstlib64.sys (StdLib)  (767e1c1cc8de89830a8c3bf00495926d)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearchBrowserFilter.exe  (d1d4da75f872fecc8f05b16a38f4ff5f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
buzzsearch.browserfilter.helper.dll  (0e7852a37ba6878afc8da4ae51235493)

1 / 68      (Adware)
updatebuzzsearch.exe  (f92a85c69f4cf62c5a75288626ee6bd1)

1 / 68      (Adware)
wstlib64.sys (StdLib)  (c3db9387df577b94b04452c8c94b4b4e)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.IEUpdate.dll  (3e07c60511d6546c0e7b476e20bf938d)

1 / 68      (Adware)
xtlsapp.exe  (81121969c73c6f911cc69a034a701fca)

1 / 68      (Adware)
XTLS.dll (XVRNT by TODO: <Company name>)  (59c41ecc45e7deeab89d7e6332a4a92e)

1 / 68      (Adware)
filterapp_c64.exe  (696bc54b28ae60b330f2d53d4df63c15)

1 / 68      (Adware)
updatebuzzsearch.exe  (db8c04e889ae9831b0a70006f101b032)

1 / 68      (Adware)
{ba099a85-e825-4802-83e7-d386a5b4a734}gw64.sys (StdLib)  (9df87a66d9973e2bc2e7661ed5dec8a1)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.BrowserAdapterS.dll  (ea2b50c1934f52b7729058de646c445b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.PurBrowse.dll  (6649d0b68cb6e9b96139d5e76da2caa5)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.IEUpdate.dll  (aa96ae7ccdb2297ac5340b5e4123c400)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.GCUpdate.dll  (46fdd70b57140858ef4f3bedb02099ec)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.FFUpdate.dll  (0da02617b90c32fde6823e780d78e171)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.CompatibilityChecker.dll  (421e0ad4679bb4f25f30c8d7187338d9)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.BrowserAdapterS.dll  (054b72a08af51996739c077528589637)

1 / 68      (Adware)
xtlsapp.dll  (7f4298d0f00ce81cbc29d2e4bf1dc793)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.GCUpdate.dll  (0e42a753bbc2e11407b686849129022f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
{ba099a85-e825-4802-83e7-d386a5b4a734}gt64.sys (StdLib)  (de8c16a91e8a512ab2ac811c3f0039fc)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.PurBrowse.dll  (915740d9569bafab1dce056eca5450d9)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.BrowserAdapterS.dll  (b0b34e699b8e6aec0c59c4f98297fd00)

2 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.IEUpdate.dll  (442cb3b029a49b580c41419f6909c6ec)

32 / 68    (Adware)
BuzzSearch.BrowserFilter.dll  (3a30ea52ec11a6aa83ffadb6f6015a20)

1 / 68      (Adware)
BuzzSearch.PurBrowse.dll  (019caa90ce909fcaa2520233603f87c7)

 
Latest 30 of 111 files

The certificates below are also signed by BuzzSearch.

39CF7BDCF992CEB4BEF0448204CEA1D1  (Nov 04, 2014 to Dec 04, 2015)

00DD9FCB2E901E39FD097F0632D190AF7E  (May 03, 2014 to May 04, 2015)

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* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to BuzzSearch by VeriSign, Inc. on November 07, 2013 with the serial number '04e8478f4e7a77520d661585f56c13e0'.