updater.exe

Cat Dog

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application updater.exe by Cat Dog has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
Cat Dog  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.5824.13510

MD5:
4b47695f39bab73fac40ed3d3a0de606

SHA-1:
d7f7078e3745d85cd37a99a2dac3a9b265bae161

SHA-256:
4b6bf55e187a187a86abc76f549a4c71d5f6263d1ef1047ca89f4c4d6d755d50

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:
9/20/2020 3:26:02 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.13

File size:
622.2 KB (637,144 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5824.13510

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\common files\6f66c052-8827-4487-9031-09becb0cf541\updater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/8/2015 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/8/2016 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Cat Dog, O=Cat Dog, 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:
5C76BD56433708C69DEAA66A9837A517

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/12/2015 1:30:34 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x43FE9

Entry point:
E8, BD, E9, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, C0, 60, 49, 00, 01, 73, 0D, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 08, F3, AA, EB, 5D, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 81, FA, 80, 00, 00, 00, 7C, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, 94, 38, 49, 00, 01, 0F, 82, EF, EA, 00, 00, 57, 8B, F9, 83, FA, 04, 72, 31, F7, D9, 83, E1, 03, 74, 0C, 2B, D1, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 75, F6, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 08, 03, C1, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 10...
 
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Code size:
473.5 KB (484,864 bytes)

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