plugin.exe

Dragon Branch

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

Version:
1.0.5743.26560

MD5:
c2a370ff47108c89a2b1c91b55d1cbbc

SHA-1:
549efe43d54a844d07226e8917b5ebfe9f512181

SHA-256:
8d25fefe73b39d6161697b9ad61abd082bc4dba0a7f90262f82edce44c3975fa

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:
8/11/2020 5:24:33 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.15.12

File size:
1.2 MB (1,257,744 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5743.26560

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\b56dff5a-df23-4e43-acde-a4f08b8dcffb\plugins\8\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/12/2015 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/12/2016 2:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Dragon Branch, O=Dragon Branch, L=Los Angeles, 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:
19F5D4497933566E59B41EAD8B41CB60

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/23/2015 12:45:37 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x947FD

Entry point:
E8, 4D, 8D, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 83, 3C, F5, C0, 26, 52, 00, 00, 75, 13, 56, E8, 91, 00, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 11, E8, EE, DB, FF, FF, 59, FF, 34, F5, C0, 26, 52, 00, FF, 15, 70, 52, 4F, 00, 5E, 5D, C3, E8, 0B, 57, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 0B, FF, 74, 24, 04, 50, FF, 15, AC, 52, 4F, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 9C, DA, FF, FF, 59, C3, 56, 57, BE, C0, 26, 52, 00, 8B, FE, 53, 8B, 1F, 85, DB, 74, 17, 83, 7F, 04, 01, 74, 11, 53, FF, 15, 8C, 51, 4F, 00, 53, E8, 83, 6B, FF...
 
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Entropy:
6.6758

Code size:
973.5 KB (996,864 bytes)

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