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 32 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:
2.104.1.0

MD5:
53b9bedd3fda3ff1ed8f46fb5f0235d3

SHA-1:
cfd30829a226c216cb8132242fec88e2dbb34a42

SHA-256:
2933401dacf046a999409856126abe515fe2b7726b7844190faa72fe527a3e8c

Scanner detections:
32 / 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:
9/23/2018 6:00:50 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
Adware/Win32.BundleInstaller
2013.10.21

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
7.11.124.204

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
0.1.0.1

AVG
AdInstaller.InstallQ
2016.0.2943

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent
4.0.3.151028

Bkav FE
HW32.Laneul
1.3.0.4613

Comodo Security
UnclassifiedMalware
17593

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.9
9.0.1.0301

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ.AMN
8.15.10.28.08

eSafe
Win32.Trojan
7.0.17.0

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
9.9278

Filseclab Twister
W32.InstallIQ.wyhq
10/28/2015.08:18

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallIQ
10/28/2015

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

G Data
Win32.Application.InstallIQ
15.10.24

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

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.176.11311

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.175.10735

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
v2015.10.28.08

McAfee
Artemis!132905E8A5FF
5600.6599

McAfee Web Gateway
BehavesLike.Win32.Obfuscated.th
7.6599

MicroWorld eScan
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
16.0.0.903

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Downware.vqlbr
0.28.6.62995

nProtect
Trojan/W32.Agent.1635520
13.01.14.02

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallX.W3i.Installer (M)
15.10.28.8

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.151026

Sophos
InstallQ
4.93

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.InstallQ
9542

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R0C1H0AJM13
7.2.301

Trend Micro
TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC
10.465.28

Vba32 AntiVirus
Adware.InstallIQ.Downloader
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
25322

File size:
1.6 MB (1,630,912 bytes)

Product version:
2.104.1.0

Copyright:
Copyright ©2011 W3i Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
InstallIQ.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/18/2011 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/1/2013 6:59:59 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:
11/17/2011 1:09:50 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:9Mfm9EugiVrTvTW3+t3fXxsIKPq8fTs2rA:9BqLwvhs5PrC

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:
6.9872

Code size:
949.5 KB (972,288 bytes)

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