plugin.exe

Discovery App

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

Version:
1.0.5889.23921

MD5:
274349ab1ab7d95e9f1bc202c84cb986

SHA-1:
a5187923f5c4fcdf0a69712140abd417d2f05c67

SHA-256:
a9b2966e40d25581ab57b3a015dd6fe98fcc91d15dc8b185dfe467bfd0bfde94

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:
8/13/2020 5:05:01 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.15.3

File size:
1.6 MB (1,631,504 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5889.23921

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\7d981f9d-43ff-4844-a2f8-499114283074\plugins\8\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/25/2015 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/25/2016 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Discovery App, O=Discovery App, 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:
510E3F5ACE52C22C76DC87DB7D1FCCE8

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/15/2016 10:18:04 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
14.0

Entry address:
0x40C1F55

Entry point:
E8, 66, 07, 00, 00, E9, 4E, FE, FF, FF, 8B, 4D, F4, 64, 89, 0D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 59, 5F, 5F, 5E, 5B, 8B, E5, 5D, 51, F2, C3, 8B, 4D, F0, 33, CD, F2, E8, EC, F1, FF, FF, F2, E9, DA, FF, FF, FF, 8B, 4D, EC, 33, CD, F2, E8, DB, F1, FF, FF, F2, E9, C9, FF, FF, FF, 50, 64, FF, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 0C, 2B, 64, 24, 0C, 53, 56, 57, 89, 28, 8B, E8, A1, C4, 01, 40, 0C, 33, C5, 50, FF, 75, FC, C7, 45, FC, FF, FF, FF, FF, 8D, 45, F4, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, F2, C3, 50, 64, FF, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 44, 24...
 
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Code size:
1.3 MB (1,349,632 bytes)

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