helper.dll

Creative Island Media, LLC

This is part of an adware program designed to inject advertising in the web browser (banners, text-links) as well as modify the normal behavior of the browser as well as modify the computer’s system settings that control applications to run on startup. Part of the Injekt brand of unwanted programs. The module helper.dll by Creative Island Media has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory.
Publisher:
Creative Island Media, LLC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
ba8874452f15057987353d92a866be29

SHA-1:
63a1fc83eb2e8c35fd2d85b3f31387bf7c2d71c1

SHA-256:
9b4335628dd73a4fcb5d842f0a27b4d779fb6358d562be8b7722d8c80e4e06c4

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Injects display ads (banner ads), in-text ads, interstitial ads, or other types of ads in the web browser as well as alters the browsers settings (home page, search, DNS, and security protocols).

Analysis date:
9/24/2018 9:02:18 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
1.2 MB (1,308,536 bytes)

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\helper.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/23/2014 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/23/2015 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="Creative Island Media, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Creative Island Media, LLC", L=San Diego, S=California, 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:
0ED42A15C608C5CB28B1EF56CE392E5E

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/24/2014 2:34:03 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0xD3C5D

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 0C, 01, 75, 05, E8, 17, DD, 00, 00, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, 08, E8, 07, 00, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 5D, C2, 0C, 00, 6A, 0C, 68, D8, D1, 11, 10, E8, 64, 6A, 00, 00, 33, C0, 40, 8B, 75, 0C, 85, F6, 75, 0C, 39, 35, 58, DF, 12, 10, 0F, 84, E4, 00, 00, 00, 83, 65, FC, 00, 83, FE, 01, 74, 05, 83, FE, 02, 75, 35, 8B, 0D, 70, 23, 10, 10, 85, C9, 74, 0C, FF, 75, 10, 56, FF, 75, 08, FF, D1, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 0F, 84, B1, 00, 00, 00, FF, 75, 10, 56, FF, 75, 08, E8, 11, FE, FF, FF, 89, 45, E4...
 
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Entropy:
6.5908

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
1016.5 KB (1,040,896 bytes)

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