Part of the Yontoo web browser plugin (delivers advertisements to the web browser in the form of injected banners, text-links, popups, etc.) the updater mechanism for PlurPush will automatically keep the extension patched by downloaded new functionality which is auto-enabled by default. The application updateplurpush.exe by PlurPush 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 “Update PlurPush”. This file is typically installed with the program PlurPush by Yontoo Technology, Inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program.
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Part of the Yontoo adware web browser extension update process.
2/6/2016 10:12:22 AM UTC (today)
340.8 KB (348,952 bytes)
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
9/19/2013 2:00:00 AM
9/20/2015 1:59:59 AM
CN=PlurPush, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=PlurPush, L=San Diego, S=California, C=US
3/14/2014 1:11:18 PM
Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
332 KB (339,968 bytes)
The file updateplurpush.exe has been discovered within the following programs.
This adware program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups.
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