jenkatarcade.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 jenkatarcade.exe by W3i has been detected as adware by 27 anti-malware scanners. During install, it bundles potentially unwanted software on a user's computer at the same time without adequate consent. The file has been seen being downloaded from dl2.iq5download.com.
Publisher:
W3i, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
InstallIQ Installation Utility

Version:
2.102.0.0

MD5:
ba801855ab23d6ea9189fb7f9265c9e1

SHA-1:
4b76e2baa2e12080a1a9674dbf0da623239ed401

SHA-256:
eebb12403744e99c521dc12a9fa92e59f73674c518257e25a1bc06ab61a1fbc5

Scanner detections:
27 / 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:
9/19/2018 4:38:31 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
Adware/Win32.BundleInstaller
2014.01.03

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
7.11.152.200

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
0.1.0.1

AVG
InstallIQ.R
2015.0.3347

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ
4.0.3.14918

Bkav FE
W32.Cloda4e.Trojan
1.3.0.4959

Comodo Security
UnclassifiedMalware
17137

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.9
9.0.1.0261

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ.AMN!A2
8.14.09.18.10

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.9885

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallIQ
9/18/2014

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2014.11.26.18

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.Win32.InstallIQ
t3scan.2.2.29

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.174.10720

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.174.10720

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
v2014.09.18.10

McAfee
Artemis!A180F19D2FCE
5600.7003

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!A180F19D2FCE
7.7003

MicroWorld eScan
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
15.0.0.783

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Downware.vqlbr
0.28.0.57029

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.W3i.M
14.9.18.22

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.14916

Sophos
InstallIQ
4.70

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-InstallIQ
10351

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_INSTALLIQ_0000000.TOMA
7.2.261

Trend Micro
TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC
10.465.18

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
29892

File size:
1.5 MB (1,614,528 bytes)

Product version:
2.102.0.0

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\jenkatarcade.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/18/2011 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/1/2013 4:59:59 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:
10/11/2011 5:21:21 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:JBfONcUnsKjY1CMVd8uI//mGonq9TD+rN:JQK2EdnIGGa

Entry address:
0x41B54

Entry point:
E8, 9A, 9E, 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:
6.9909

Code size:
938.5 KB (961,024 bytes)

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