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:
1.0.5859.12393

MD5:
e9536fd0077db5de20671b0e1e4899a2

SHA-1:
aceb995d09c109f3e1c2d2ab23a5981b88dfb341

SHA-256:
1059b23e1617026a90ecd5957e4846453724f46409a526d4d5fdc93b20aa4a50

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:
8/14/2020 7:20:32 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.16.7

File size:
2 MB (2,127,632 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5859.12393

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\421f63af-3585-4410-b9ef-1ec5abd70f34\plugins\2\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2015 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 6:59:59 PM

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:
1/16/2016 8:54:01 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x153152

Entry point:
E8, FA, B8, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 85, D2, 74, 7F, 0F, B6, 44, 24, 08, 0F, BA, 25, 28, B6, 5F, 00, 01, 73, 0D, 8B, 4C, 24, 0C, 57, 8B, 7C, 24, 08, F3, AA, EB, 5D, 8B, 54, 24, 0C, 81, FA, 80, 00, 00, 00, 7C, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, 68, 47, 5F, 00, 01, 0F, 82, F5, B9, 01, 00, 57, 8B, F9, 83, FA, 04, 72, 31, F7, D9, 83, E1, 03, 74, 0C, 2B, D1, 88, 07, 83, C7, 01, 83, E9, 01, 75, F6, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 08, 03, C1, 8B, C8, C1, E0, 10, 03, C1, 8B, CA, 83, E2, 03, C1, E9...
 
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Entropy:
6.7192

Code size:
1.7 MB (1,808,896 bytes)

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