mfrgzepyjf.exe

Zombie Alert

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. Part of the Injekt brand of unwanted programs. The application mfrgzepyjf.exe 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. While running, it connects to the Internet address update.betterxperience.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Creative Island Media, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Zombie Alert

Version:
1.0.0.0

MD5:
3ec7dbbe294ee09a3cc3859c2fb6d671

SHA-1:
a936885d8c5eee8104813ad1cfe4c6f5d3ff1242

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:
11/15/2018 5:37:15 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
16.7.26.1

File size:
48.9 KB (50,040 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright © Creative Island Media, LLC 2014

Original file name:
ZombieAlert.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Documents and Settings\{user}\Application data\ovvtxp\dat\mfrgzepyjf.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/24/2015 1:59:59 AM

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:
5/21/2014 10:32:48 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
768:zYObmFdDLcvtcWu9adWXVAuwk2CEZb7veISZWMqWAe5nSdFuouG:UFdD8tc/CIAzphZ/eIWjSPuO

Entry address:
0xBF6E

Entry point:
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
40 KB (40,960 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to update.betterxperience.com  (54.218.62.24:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to d.pullupdate.com  (54.230.15.37:80)

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