secure.4-pn-installer.com

Adknowledge  (via a Proxy Registrant)

Domain Information

This is a distribution host for a number of Adknowledge installers including (Fusion Installer, Wrap Installer, Premium Instal, Optimum Installer and many others). The installers are bundled download managers that include adware/ad-supported offers. The domain secure.4-pn-installer.com is registered by proxy through TUCOWS DOMAINS INC. and was originally registered in January of 2014. This domain has been known to host and distribute potentially unwanted software. The hosted servers are located in Belfast, Northern Ireland within United Kingdom which resides on the RIPE Network Coordination Centre network. The domain is associated with the publisher Adknowledge.
Registrar:
TUCOWS DOMAINS INC.

Server location:
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (GB)

Create date:
Monday, January 20, 2014

Expires date:
Friday, January 20, 2017

Updated date:
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Root domain:

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.FUSIONINSTALLER.t, PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALL.b, PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALL.x, PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALL.T, PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALL.f, PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALLER.m, PUP.Installer.INSTALLDOTEXE.g, PUP.Installer.INSTALLDOTEXE.G, PUP.Bundler.Adknowledge, PUP.Adknowledge.WARPINSTALL.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.INSTALLDOTEXE.Installer (M), Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP, PUP.Adknowledge.SOFTWAREINSTALLER.Installer (M), PUP.OptimumInstaller.Bundler.Installer.Meta (M), PUP.Adknowledge.INSTALLD.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.FUSIONIN.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge.WARPINST.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge.SOFTWARE.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge (M)
100.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OptimumInstaller.A
16.00%

avast!
Win32:Somoto-N [PUP], Win32:IBryte-DR [PUP], Win32:PUP-gen [PUP], IBryte-CC [PUP], Win32:IBryte-CE [PUP]
16.00%

CMC Antivirus
Packed.Win32.TDSS.2!O
14.00%

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
14.00%

Sophos
iBryte Optimum Installer, PUA 'iBryte Optimum Installer'
14.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Optimum Installer, Threat.4150696, Threat.4778314
14.00%

AVG
MalSign.Generic, Adware Skodna.Generic.AVZ, Adware Skodna.Generic.AVM
14.00%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program , Trojan
12.00%

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent, HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic
12.00%

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.Agent!6.1684, PE:Malware.iBryte!6.14B5, PE:Malware.iBryte!6.1455, PE:PUF.PremiumInstaller!1.9F73
12.00%

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.IBryte.X, Application.Win32.IBryte.S, Application.Win32.IBryte.U, Application.Win32.iBryte.R
12.00%

Dr.Web
Trojan.Packed.26508, Adware.Downware.2216, Trojan.Packed.28561, Adware.Downware.2183, Trojan.Packed.25441
12.00%

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.OptimumInstaller.3, Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.OptimumInstaller.1, Application.Generic.593289
12.00%

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.185015, Backdoor.PePatch.Win32.38564, Trojan.Buzus.Win32.120254, Backdoor.PePatch.Win32.38197, Downloader.Agent.Win32.186368
12.00%

The domain secure.4-pn-installer.com has been seen to resolve to the following 7 IP addresses.

unallocated.barefruit.co.uk
May 4, 2015

ec2-54-243-186-169.compute-1.amazonaws.com
March 19, 2015

ec2-54-243-183-125.compute-1.amazonaws.com
March 19, 2015

ec2-107-20-176-51.compute-1.amazonaws.com
September 18, 2014

ec2-107-20-176-238.compute-1.amazonaws.com
September 18, 2014

ec2-54-197-244-146.compute-1.amazonaws.com
February 24, 2014

ec2-54-197-244-130.compute-1.amazonaws.com
February 24, 2014

File downloads found at URLs served by secure.4-pn-installer.com.

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http://secure.4-pn-installer.com/o/.../Misterix.exe  (cdce2bf45eab87be9f37d836bf3795e2)

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http://secure.4-pn-installer.com/o/.../C_.exe  (2e1025d34a8174f504b85a0e26d668ec)

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http://secure.4-pn-installer.com/o/.../Refx_Nexus_2.exe  (e1a78091a4657b44637dbbae9b7c8418)

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