mediaplayerlitefam_d166370.exe

InstallIQ Installation Utility

InstallX, 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 mediaplayerlitefam_d166370.exe by InstallX has been detected as adware by 9 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the InstallIQ Installation Manager installer.
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Publisher:
InstallX, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
InstallIQ Installation Utility

Version:
2.130.0.0

MD5:
694cf1e321772f58610509a270944635

SHA-1:
dc3570a7037ab026ca57cb77ad4cc51d468c4808

SHA-256:
7529274a7eb8ae4f53d41f71b448dc0a6373943b71797f44c3cb27842fc7db75

Scanner detections:
9 / 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.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
12/8/2016 11:16:58 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
7.11.115.36

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallIQ.B
17316

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.32
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.9084

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ
v2014.06.10.08

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.InstallX.AA
14.9.30.13

Sophos
InstallQ
4.95

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
23626

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File size:
1.8 MB (1,879,632 bytes)

Product version:
2.130.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright ©2013 InstallX, LLC. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
InstallIQ.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallIQ Installation Manager

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\mediaplayerlitefam_d166370.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
3/21/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/26/2014 7:00:00 AM

Subject:
CN="InstallX, LLC", O="InstallX, 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:
030985B5A39F75A13A497DAB8BF611F7

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/21/2013 5:11:12 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:z5u+Kv16VeXk4uSXuJwJ4AS/Jyj/vVieqdikM3zGexYdEUysGPr08BHgClSAqTTo:z5nVyvgol2vOzGexYUP/BAUSAqTRNKp

Entry address:
0xEED9

Entry point:
E8, 65, 88, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, C8, 1F, 57, 00, E8, A1, 47, 00, 00, E8, 69, 6A, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, F8, 87, 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, 85, 64, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Entropy:
6.6929

Code size:
1.2 MB (1,234,944 bytes)

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