7zip_installer.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 7zip_installer.exe by SecureInstall has been detected as adware by 42 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the InstallIQ Installation Manager installer. This program installs potentially unwanted software on your PC at the same time as the software you are trying to install, without adequate consent. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder.
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Publisher:
SafeInstall, LLC  (signed by SecureInstall, LLC)

Product:
SafeInstaller

Description:
Safe Installer

Version:
1.0.45.0

MD5:
15dd60a5b0b96ef01925820fbe07ea46

SHA-1:
8c84f8306043e62d145bc478f22ac79f9218ffd9

SHA-256:
8c27966878ca61708063035dc4a06d2156ac3a81096d3bacbe72b67d810461dc

Scanner detections:
42 / 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:
12/11/2016 6:59:01 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ.A
911

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
1.0.0.1

AVG
Generic_r
2015.0.3389

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ.A
1.0.20.1100

Comodo Security
UnclassifiedMalware
19018

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2512
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.9923

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Agent
8/8/2014

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ
11.2014-08-08_6

G Data
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ
14.8.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.InstallIQ
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.180.12524

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.180.12524

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent
14.0.0.3440

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.SafeInstall.A
v2014.06.10.03

McAfee
PUP-FLX
5600.7045

McAfee Web Gateway
PUP-FLX
7.7045

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ.A
15.0.0.660

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Searcher.csnymk
0.28.0.60253

Panda Antivirus
Trj/CI.A
14.08.08.12

Qihoo 360 Security
HEUR/Malware.QVM06.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Quick Heal
Downloader.NSIS.g1c (Not a Virus)
8.14.14.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.SecureInstall.O
14.8.8.0

Sophos
DomainIQ pay-per install
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
Suspicious_GEN.F47V0618
7.2.220

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
30160

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File size:
1.9 MB (2,007,416 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.45.0

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\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\7zip_installer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/18/2013 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/24/2014 6:00:00 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 3:53:28 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:BNFFpT+bAQPraB6P+DRjo8TstgMBUpEWog1K:7pjQ26GDRY1EA

Entry address:
0x595CA

Entry point:
E8, E3, 3B, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, 40, 32, 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:
7.0866

Code size:
1 MB (1,089,536 bytes)

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