mediaplayer.exe

SafeInstaller

SecureInstall, LLC

This is the InstallX/InstallIQ download manager and installer that will bundle offers during setup for additional PUPs and other unwanted software. The application mediaplayer.exe by SecureInstall has been detected as adware by 37 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the InstallIQ Installation Manager installer. This program installs potentially unwanted software on your PC at the same time as the software you are trying to install, without adequate consent. The file has been seen being downloaded from xads.zedo.com.
Publisher:
SafeInstall, LLC  (signed by SecureInstall, LLC)

Product:
SafeInstaller

Description:
Safe Installer

Version:
1.0.30.0

MD5:
8a4c24aca38969053a8de2d569c3d58a

SHA-1:
8b937f976eda92265b79b2c1006b68f621e3c473

SHA-256:
fce92d1d7d600cab287792ef531d80b8ae600d900cdfbdb80f8b95001d5018d6

Scanner detections:
37 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstallIQ (by InstallX) software bundler that may include toolbars and other browser extensions offers.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
12/14/2017 12:11:22 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ.A
650

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.Agent
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.A.7
7.11.153.246

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
0.1.0.1

avast!
PUP-gen [PUP]
150414-0

AVG
Win.Threat.Medium
2014.0.4311

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ.A
1.0.20.580

Comodo Security
UnclassifiedMalware
18948

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.10726
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
9.9993

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/InstallIQ
4/26/2015

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ
11.2015-26-04_1

G Data
Win32.Application.InstallIQ
15.4.24

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2015.7.27.6

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.Heur
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.180.12512

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.180.12512

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent
15.0.0.543

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.SafeInstall.A
v2015.04.26.11

McAfee
Trojan.Artemis!8A4C24ACA389
16.8.708.2

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!E99971C058D3
7.6784

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.InstallIQ.A
16.0.0.348

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Searcher.csnymk
0.28.0.60475

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Chgt.C
15.04.26.11

Qihoo 360 Security
HEUR/Malware.QVM06.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Quick Heal
Downloader.NSIS.g1a (Not a Virus)
4.15.14.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallX.Installer
15.4.26.11

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.15424

Sophos
DomainIQ pay-per install
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-Nullo[Short]
9912

Total Defense
Win32/Tnega.DVfFGD
37.0.10960

Trend Micro House Call
Suspicious_GEN.F47V0624
7.2.116

Trend Micro
ADW_INSTALLIQ
10.465.26

Vba32 AntiVirus
suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
30616

XVirus List
Win32.Detected
2.4.14

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.207019
2.0.0.1977

File size:
1.6 MB (1,694,312 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.30.0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

Original file name:
safeinstall.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallIQ Installation Manager

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\programs\mediaplayer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/18/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/24/2014 7:00:00 AM

Subject:
CN="SecureInstall, LLC", O="SecureInstall, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, C=US

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
073E5B30FA98352DDA4DA1FD7215A72F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/19/2014 1:11:59 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:lYmq3HplWsv2PhscqWzBvqeVR9Vo1bb8MnaG9kIueboeBT7sAzUrTmksThBe6K0+:dZLr1qhFnNk9uoe9zUvsT9L3M+NhN+

Entry address:
0x4DE9D

Entry point:
E8, F0, 3A, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, B0, 69, 52, 00, E8, 2D, 2B, 00, 00, E8, BD, 3C, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 83, 3A, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 64, 34, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.9559

Code size:
974.5 KB (997,888 bytes)

The file mediaplayer.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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