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 Zebar will automatically keep the extension patched by downloaded new functionality which is auto-enabled by default. The application updatezebar.exe by Zebar has been detected as adware by 5 anti-malware scanners. It runs as a separate (within the context of its own process) windows Service named “Update Zebar”. This file is typically installed with the program Zebar by Yontoo Technology, Inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program. It will plug into the web browser and display context-based advertisements by overwriting existing ads or by inserting new ones on various web pages.
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Part of the Yontoo adware web browser extension update process.
1/18/2017 5:29:04 PM UTC (today)
310.3 KB (317,720 bytes)
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
3/9/2014 7:00:00 PM
3/10/2015 6:59:59 PM
CN=Zebar, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Zebar, L=Santa Monica, S=California, C=US
6/9/2014 10:04:07 AM
Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
301.5 KB (308,736 bytes)
The file updatezebar.exe has been discovered within the following programs.
by Yontoo Technology, Inc.
The Yontoo Zebar adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links and some popup/pop-under advertisements.
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