finalmediaplayer_2.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 finalmediaplayer_2.exe by W3i has been detected as adware by 8 anti-malware scanners. The file has been seen being downloaded from dl5.iq7download.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
W3i, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
InstallIQ Installation Utility

Version:
2.110.0.0

MD5:
38574201fed845d928c052f4e9b7f68c

SHA-1:
d2c28c1008184c608883eb1b7ebb50def3694fae

SHA-256:
ffb4ca6894ee2f38bc6a1a6b2d0778a8512b30ef9ecc6f91f535067f4294cf3c

Scanner detections:
8 / 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:
11/14/2018 6:36:33 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
7.11.151.204

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.9
9.0.1.0192

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.9857

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallIQ
7/11/2014

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
v2014.07.11.02

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.W3i.S
14.8.7.19

Sophos
InstallQ
4.98

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
29676

File size:
1.6 MB (1,673,408 bytes)

Product version:
2.110.0.0

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\finalmediaplayer_2.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/18/2011 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/1/2013 7:59:59 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:
3/27/2012 3:47:47 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:qHf9VQRRqvelYDVPddMgGuL83/YfTqfrv:qlVSgdDJM3ww

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:
6.9814

Code size:
979.5 KB (1,003,008 bytes)

The file finalmediaplayer_2.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

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