gpphwjo2tk.exe

Deals Avenue

This is the installer/setup program for a Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The application gpphwjo2tk.exe by Deals Avenue 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. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory.
Publisher:
Deals Avenue  (signed and verified)

Version:
2.0.5638.21056

MD5:
bc6ba1bb61c941d98bb01172ee8bc5c9

SHA-1:
86f2ba8e2344a85207ea957edf014ca78d357bb1

SHA-256:
ad972e0e8ba12f57fe2c9bdba0e318d730ed775befe5aa8a233ae10ce0a4e8b2

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:
9/27/2020 6:06:45 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.2.20.12

File size:
292.2 KB (299,208 bytes)

Product version:
2015.06.09

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\lelimvkr34\gpphwjo2tk.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2015 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Deals Avenue, O=Deals Avenue, 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:
648733A3F72E1C21B8C14F513D0F4F45

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/4/2014 8:58:31 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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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
22.5 KB (23,040 bytes)

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