uninstaller.exe

Candle Jar

This is the installer/setup program for a Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application uninstaller.exe by Candle Jar has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program The Results Hub by The Results Hub.
Publisher:
Candle Jar  (signed and verified)

Version:
2.0.5658.10520

MD5:
27795aa0aae2924d4fde94cfa5578353

SHA-1:
99c1d0daac125451ef2f19cc6fd7221a1384011a

SHA-256:
438308ebd0420481afa979ecc82cd90ba82dec61ab30af31a7a301543b4b9416

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:
7/8/2020 9:33:27 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.15.2

File size:
305.7 KB (313,048 bytes)

Product version:
2015.06.29

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\the results hub\uninstaller.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2015 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Candle Jar, O=Candle Jar, 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:
0E8E936F9E02A9051DC291967D4FCECA

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/4/2014 6:58:31 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x31E4

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, E0, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 6C, 44, 00, E8, 1B, 25, 00, 00, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, C0, 6B, 44, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, DB, 73, 40, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, D0, 73, 40, 00, 68, C0, 2B, 44, 00, E8, 0D, 24, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, F0, 46, 00, 57, E8, FB, 23, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9382

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
22.5 KB (23,040 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
The Results Hub

Display publisher:
The Results Hub

Display version:
2.0.5658.10520

Uninstall string:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\The Results Hub\uninstaller.exe"


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