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:
1.0.5840.31833

MD5:
88415df65452516aa3830b0f7531078f

SHA-1:
d8900aae5f926a0689032d26cad84744cd8d381d

SHA-256:
a7d7e1ae5b1f58fe76dbd1c1930c8fdd182fe4b72f68dd500fddc7d9cfbf6537

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 5:57:54 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.14.15

File size:
717.8 KB (734,992 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5840.31833

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\7d981f9d-43ff-4844-a2f8-499114283074\plugins\3\plugin.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/25/2015 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/25/2016 6:59:59 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:
12/29/2015 8:41:31 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x5F0D5

Entry point:
E8, 5F, E4, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, 51, 8D, 4C, 24, 08, 2B, C8, 83, E1, 0F, 03, C1, 1B, C9, 0B, C1, 59, E9, 3A, FE, FF, FF, 51, 8D, 4C, 24, 08, 2B, C8, 83, E1, 07, 03, C1, 1B, C9, 0B, C1, 59, E9, 24, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 53, 8B, 5D, 0C, 56, 57, C6, 45, FF, 00, 8B, 7B, 08, 8D, 73, 10, 33, 3D, 90, A2, 4A, 00, C7, 45, F4, 01, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 07, 83, F8, FE, 74, 0D, 8B, 4F, 04, 03, CE, 33, 0C, 30, E8, F0, AF, FF, FF, 8B, 47, 08, 8B, 4F, 0C, 03, CE, 33, 0C, 30, E8, E0, AF...
 
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Entropy:
6.6119

Code size:
584.5 KB (598,528 bytes)

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