1852523.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 1852523.exe by SecureInstall has been detected as adware by 12 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 bit.ly and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
SafeInstall, LLC  (signed by SecureInstall, LLC)

Product:
SafeInstaller

Description:
Safe Installer

Version:
1.0.44.0

MD5:
0fe333d4d853ba0642ebfd9206c436e2

SHA-1:
fd3f324aa0820645fea3dfb479d085c4838568a0

SHA-256:
e7331ca9589d0016d0c80e50e4caf5206db3c2d68de0a137f45144553a4a6258

Scanner detections:
12 / 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:
9/24/2018 9:08:59 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2512
9.0.1.0172

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.9918

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712348

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712348

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.SafeInstall.A
v2014.06.21.07

McAfee
Artemis!0FE333D4D853
5600.7093

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!0FE333D4D853
7.7093

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Searcher.csnymk
0.28.0.60100

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.SecureInstall.H
14.8.8.0

Sophos
DomainIQ pay-per install
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0606
7.2.172

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
30122

File size:
1.9 MB (2,000,760 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.44.0

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\1852523.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/18/2013 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/24/2014 4:00:00 AM

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:
6/6/2014 8:11:53 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:RFp1mWX1H2+mBj+a4rFtVQToogZJ23dnzXIpOg/sQO:rVZ2Z+jrFGUa1IfO

Entry address:
0x58A6A

Entry point:
E8, E3, 3B, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 20, 21, 54, 00, E8, 20, 2C, 00, 00, E8, B0, 3D, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 76, 3B, 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, 57, 35, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
7.0856

Code size:
1 MB (1,085,952 bytes)

The file 1852523.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 18 URLs.

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