movie_player_1280.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 movie_player_1280.exe by W3i has been detected as adware by 25 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:
2.103.0.0

MD5:
64b30f833001f5861b38a98c147a386c

SHA-1:
168ba6760e73ab0887fdbc37068ec9226a41403c

SHA-256:
76e08422bcc01c7fb416dd05c2a99ddeb26168624750cd820097a1697199d94e

Scanner detections:
25 / 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 12:31:04 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
Adware/Win32.BundleInstaller
2013.10.21

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
7.11.151.204

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
0.1.0.1

AVG
AdInstaller.InstallQ
2015.0.3405

Bkav FE
HW32.Pedka
1.3.0.4959

Comodo Security
UnclassifiedMalware
17872

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.9
9.0.1.0203

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ.AMN
8.14.07.22.04

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ
8.9857

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallIQ
7/22/2014

F-Prot
W32/InstallCore.L.gen
v6.4.7.1.166

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

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.178.12212

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.178.12212

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
v2014.07.22.04

McAfee
Artemis!772480DBD233
5600.7061

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!772480DBD233
7.7061

MicroWorld eScan
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
15.0.0.609

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.W3i.R
14.8.7.19

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.14720

Sophos
InstallQ
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-InstallIQ
10468

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R00JH0ALJ13
7.2.203

Trend Micro
TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC
10.465.22

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
29680

File size:
1.6 MB (1,626,304 bytes)

Product version:
2.103.0.0

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\movie_player_1280.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/18/2011 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/1/2013 7:59:59 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:
11/1/2011 2:33:29 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:yKfmJ9vFnsx/65N0rY3jMVwqZi/Tn/vr7:yLL9jzMVwr7

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:
6.9888

Code size:
946 KB (968,704 bytes)

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