Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application utilplurpush.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 1.0.0 by PlurPush which is a potentially unwanted software program.
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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.
8/8/2014 4:54:23 AM UTC (six months ago)
94.8 KB (97,048 bytes)
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
9/18/2013 7:00:00 PM
9/19/2015 6:59:59 PM
CN=PlurPush, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=PlurPush, L=San Diego, S=California, C=US
1/9/2014 11:18:48 PM
Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
86 KB (88,064 bytes)
The file utilplurpush.exe has been discovered within the following program.
This toolbar/web browser extension is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software.
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