7zip_installer_1649.exe

InstallIQ Installation Utility

W3i, LLC

The InstallIQ (InstallX) installation program is a co-bundle stub that devlivers software monetization offers during installation. These offers include web browser toolbars and extensions. The application 7zip_installer_1649.exe by W3i has been detected as adware by 6 anti-malware scanners.
Publisher:
W3i, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
InstallIQ Installation Utility

Version:
2.114.1.0

MD5:
15b83f9fe804459cc6e5054947f98a1e

SHA-1:
518c0e286dfaa5acb7ee63144a87f17b09346889

SHA-256:
0558b0b4fc97af43a0a0fa5a89a0804f7f324a3a2bbb54d89c0e9efa9178ddfe

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
InstallIQ is a bundled offer download and install manager that is designed to show sponsored offers during installation that typically includes adware type toolbars, browser extensions and plugin or other potentially unwanted software along with the promised application.

Analysis date:
3/23/2017 7:17:17 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.9
9.0.1.0161

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Riskware.Win32.InstallIQ.AMN!A2
8.14.06.10.09

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.7307

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallIQ
6/10/2014

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.W3i.T
14.8.7.19

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.RCBH1GD
7.2.161

File size:
1.5 MB (1,544,384 bytes)

Product version:
2.114.1.0

Copyright:
Copyright ©2011 W3i Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
InstallIQ.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\7zip_installer_1649.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/18/2011 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/1/2013 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="W3i, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="W3i, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, 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:
6A5D73F262C38BBD4578AB6AD713318D

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/22/2012 8:40:34 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:gIwDaQfH8NDqzkIfj8C0HpEYkemS8AfYwXiGmCuo8qncyq+VNTEJwjnOAJISv:g3fHw9Ibt0HGYNmS8AfYwXDzznc4TEwh

Entry address:
0x41B54

Entry point:
E8, 5A, A0, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, F7, C1, 03, 00, 00, 00, 74, 24, 8A, 01, 83, C1, 01, 84, C0, 74, 4E, F7, C1, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, EF, 05, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 01, BA, FF, FE, FE, 7E, 03, D0, 83, F0, FF, 33, C2, 83, C1, 04, A9, 00, 01, 01, 81, 74, E8, 8B, 41, FC, 84, C0, 74, 32, 84, E4, 74, 24, A9, 00, 00, FF, 00, 74, 13, A9, 00, 00, 00, FF, 74, 02, EB, CD, 8D, 41, FF, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 2B, C1, C3, 8D, 41, FE, 8B, 4C, 24, 04...
 
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Entropy:
6.8173

Code size:
988 KB (1,011,712 bytes)

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