secure.pn-installer2.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-installer2.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.,US

Root domain:

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALL.Q, PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALLER.U, PUP.Installer.WARPINSTALL.Z, PUP.Installer.SystemApplet.Q, PUP.Installer.FileMonarch.X, PUP.Installer.Adknowledge, PUP.Adknowledge.WARPINSTALL.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.WARPINSTALLER.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.FusionInstall.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.INSTALLDOTEXE.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.FusionIn.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge.INSTALLD.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.WARPINST.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge.SafeDown.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge.TINYINST.Bundler (M), PUP.Adknowledge.FileMona.Bundler (M), PUP.InstallMetrix.StartIns (M), PUP.Adknowledge (M)
100.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OptimumInstaller.A, PUP.Optional.OptimunInstaller
24.49%

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Downware.cukphe, Trojan.Win32.Badur.cxnrwx, Trojan.Win32.IBryte.cwgube, Trojan.Win32.Zusy.cylohe, Trojan.Win32.Buzus.ddthma
24.49%

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic, Optimum Installer, Threat.4778314, Threat.4150696
24.49%

AVG
Skodna.Generic, AdPlugin, Adware AdPlugin.DL, Adware AdPlugin.MI, Adware AdPlugin.DA
24.49%

Comodo Security
TrojWare.Win32.IBryte.S, Application.Win32.IBryte.Z, Application.Win32.IBryte.U, TrojWare.Win32.IBryte.AE, Application.Win32.AgentCV.HWYE
24.49%

avast!
Win32:Somoto-N [PUP], Win32:IBryte-CY [PUP], Win32:PUP-gen [PUP], Win32:IBryte-DB [PUP], Win32:IBryte-EF [PUP]
24.49%

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent, not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.iBryte, Trojan.Win32.Buzus
22.45%

Sophos
iBryte Optimum Installer, PUA 'iBryte Optimum Installer'
22.45%

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.iBryte!6.14B5, PE:Malware.Agent!6.175E, PE:Malware.Agent!6.162B, PE:Malware.iBryte!6.197B, PE:Malware.Agent!6.1684
22.45%

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/iBryte.qoemno, Adware/iBryte.A.16314, Adware/iBryte.jgi.577, APPL/Downloader.TM, Adware/iBryte.bxoq, Adware/iBryte.bxjq
22.45%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program , Trojan
22.45%

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2319, Trojan.Packed.26508, Trojan.DownLoader9.59551, Trojan.Packed.26974, Trojan.Packed.28561, Trojan.iBryte.522
22.45%

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
22.45%

Vba32 AntiVirus
suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h, Downloader.Agent, AdWare.iBryte
20.41%

The domain secure.pn-installer2.com has been seen to resolve to the following 4 IP addresses.

ec2-54-243-186-169.compute-1.amazonaws.com
November 2, 2014

ec2-54-243-183-125.compute-1.amazonaws.com
November 2, 2014

ec2-54-197-244-130.compute-1.amazonaws.com
April 20, 2014

ec2-54-197-244-146.compute-1.amazonaws.com
April 20, 2014

File downloads found at URLs served by secure.pn-installer2.com.

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http://secure.pn-installer2.com/o/.../Java_Setup.exe  (cb10243dd8866c4cf43fd9deb5bbc4c8)

1 / 68      (Adware)
http://secure.pn-installer2.com/o/.../Chrome_Updater.exe  (3787f96383e586c2fbd6c1bd192b2a65)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

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The following 6 files have been seen to comunicate with secure.pn-installer2.com in live environments.

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