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:
1.0.5840.15539

MD5:
94541d318b5063baf05f66c546db71bb

SHA-1:
f8ea9bc537c13cc3a562254255bf450e01e428e8

SHA-256:
35acd7caa6b39d419fc7c22c3b642fcdcaa51bb7baa36b4437629b529732c825

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 6:22:22 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.Yontoo (M)
17.3.14.15

File size:
692.8 KB (709,392 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5840.15539

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\7d981f9d-43ff-4844-a2f8-499114283074\plugins\6\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:
12/28/2015 11:38:16 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x57C35

Entry point:
E8, B6, 0A, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 83, 3C, F5, A0, 36, 4A, 00, 00, 75, 13, 56, E8, 71, 00, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 11, E8, 3B, DD, FF, FF, 59, FF, 34, F5, A0, 36, 4A, 00, FF, 15, 50, D2, 48, 00, 5E, 5D, C3, 56, 57, BE, A0, 36, 4A, 00, 8B, FE, 53, 8B, 1F, 85, DB, 74, 17, 83, 7F, 04, 01, 74, 11, 53, FF, 15, 40, D1, 48, 00, 53, E8, 4B, 9F, FF, FF, 83, 27, 00, 59, 83, C7, 08, 81, FF, C0, 37, 4A, 00, 7C, D8, 5B, 83, 3E, 00, 74, 0E, 83, 7E, 04, 01, 75, 08, FF, 36, FF, 15...
 
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Entropy:
6.6074

Code size:
559 KB (572,416 bytes)

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