162241.exe

SafeInstaller

SecureInstall, LLC

This is the InstallX/InstallIQ download manager and installer that will bundle offers during setup for additional PUPs and other unwanted software. The application 162241.exe by SecureInstall has been detected as adware by 17 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the InstallIQ Installation Manager installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. The file has been seen being downloaded from track.cmllk1.info and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
SafeInstall, LLC  (signed by SecureInstall, LLC)

Product:
SafeInstaller

Description:
Safe Installer

Version:
1.0.34.0

MD5:
e98301ff7bd6feae1ec1f800d20c25c8

SHA-1:
8788134480a5f3dccd948f658898a1c9808c0cb3

SHA-256:
d2cbd32f8fc78c6d21bfd8ad423cb4985165bd1c9c1e980f617e26e0248c508a

Scanner detections:
17 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstallIQ (by InstallX) software bundler that may include toolbars and other browser extensions offers.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
6/20/2018 12:31:03 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.Agent
7.1.1

Antiy Labs AVL
VCS/Instruction.PEEPOCheck
0.1.0.1

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
2014.9-140409

AVG
MultiBundle
2015.0.3511

Dr.Web
Adware.Searcher.2593
9.0.1.097

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.9639

G Data
Win32.Application.InstallIQ
14.4.24

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.175.11103

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.SafeInstall.A
v2014.04.07.07

McAfee
Artemis!2D09534EC833
5600.7166

McAfee Web Gateway
Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-BAY.K
7.7167

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Searcher.csnymk
0.28.0.58873

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.SecureInstall.G
14.8.8.0

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.14405

Sophos
DomainIQ pay-per install
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0404
7.2.97

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
28094

File size:
1.6 MB (1,712,744 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.34.0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

Original file name:
safeinstall.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallIQ Installation Manager

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\162241.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/19/2013 10:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/24/2014 10:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN="SecureInstall, LLC", O="SecureInstall, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, C=US

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
073E5B30FA98352DDA4DA1FD7215A72F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/4/2014 5:38:46 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:BNi0E4qvQD6Xt7k+zakXR1gM0nPTZ+pJWR33HhSGk9aZMU9srRGTT0QThld+91xG:iYdkcApG3XUGk9VrR3QTETu

Entry address:
0x4F2ED

Entry point:
E8, 00, 3B, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, B8, D0, 52, 00, E8, 3D, 2B, 00, 00, E8, CD, 3C, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 93, 3A, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 74, 34, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.9442

Code size:
993.5 KB (1,017,344 bytes)

The file 162241.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 9 URLs.

http://track.cmllk1.info/aff_c?offer_id=18&aff_id=7400

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