secure.pn-installer1.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.pn-installer1.com is registered by proxy through TUCOWS DOMAINS INC. and was originally registered in August of 2013. This domain has been known to host and distribute potentially unwanted software. The hosted servers are located in Ashburn, Virginia within the United States which resides on the Amazon Technologies Inc. network. The domain uses the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing platform. The domain is associated with the publisher Adknowledge.
Registrar:
TUCOWS DOMAINS INC.

Server location:
Virginia, United States (US)

Create date:
Monday, August 12, 2013

Expires date:
Friday, August 12, 2016

Updated date:
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

ASN:
AS14618 AMAZON-AES - Amazon.com, Inc.

Root domain:

Scanner detections:
Detections  (87% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALL.T, PUP.Installer.Rollnon.I, PUP.Installer.TINYINSTALLER.F, PUP.Installer.TINYINSTALLER.L, PUP.Installer.Adknowledge, PUP.Adknowledge.SafeDown.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge.TINYINSTALLER.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.INSTALLDOTEXE.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.PremiumI.Bundler (M)
100.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OptimumInstaller.A, PUP.Optional.NextUp, PUP.Optional.iBryte
61.54%

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic, Rocketfuel Installer, Trojan.Win32.Kryptik.blxe, Threat.4778314
61.54%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program , Trojan , Adware
61.54%

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program , Trojan , Adware
61.54%

Sophos
iBryte Optimum Installer, NextUp, PUA 'iBryte Optimum Installer', Mal/Inject-CEE
61.54%

G Data
Win32.Application.PremiumInstaller, Win32.Application.Nextup, Win32.Adware.Ibryte, Win32.Adware.IBryte, Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy.466534
61.54%

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent, AdWare.Agent, SScope.Malware-Cryptor.iBryte, AdWare.iBryte
61.54%

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.iBryte, PUA.Nextup, PUA.TinyInstaller, Trojan.Win32.Buzus, Trojan-Clicker.BFNI
61.54%

AVG
Adware AdPlugin.FL, Adware Skodna.Generic.APW, Adware Skodna.Generic.APN, Adware AdPlugin.AGM
53.85%

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.IBryte.cwpxbb, Riskware.Win32.IBryte.cspzhi, Trojan.Win32.Buzus.ckicle, Trojan.Win32.DownLoader11.desmhe, Trojan.Win32.Badur.dhhunu
53.85%

F-Prot
W32/DomaIQ.G.gen, W32/S-352b3331, W32/A-512ed8f8, W32/A-2b3be3da
53.85%

avast!
Win32:IBryte-CV [PUP], Win32:IBryte-GK [PUP], Win32:IBryte-FC [PUP], Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
53.85%

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent, not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.iBryte
53.85%

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.IBryte.X, Application.Win32.Adware.iBryte.BAA, Application.Win32.AgentCV.HWYE
53.85%

The domain secure.pn-installer1.com has been seen to resolve to the following 2 IP addresses.

ec2-54-197-244-146.compute-1.amazonaws.com
May 31, 2014

ec2-54-197-244-130.compute-1.amazonaws.com
May 31, 2014

File downloads found at URLs served by secure.pn-installer1.com.

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

40 / 68    (Adware)

40 / 68    (Adware)

14 / 68    (Adware)

The following file have been seen to comunicate with secure.pn-installer1.com in live environments.

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