mplayer_tuguu_1271.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 mplayer_tuguu_1271.exe by W3i has been detected as adware by 31 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:
9e1c09539ffd10faca208fd0874837c6

SHA-1:
ebc41d2dbf28868a2d168925bacc3c3bd4934380

SHA-256:
05ed07df1463846ee45002694be70a03a84d2e3cb3ca334c3dcb35fa4526ec0d

Scanner detections:
31 / 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:
12/12/2018 4:01:23 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
Adware/Win32.BundleInstaller
2013.10.21

Avira AntiVirus
PUA/InstallIQ.Gen5
8.3.1.6

avast!
Malware-gen
2014.9-151020

AVG
Adware InstallIQ.R
2016.0.2950

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.InstallIQ
4.0.3.151020

Bkav FE
W32.HfsAdware
1.3.0.6979

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallIQ.NTZK
22837

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.9
9.0.1.0293

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ.AMN
8.15.10.20.03

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ.A potentially unwanted application
9.7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallIQ
10/20/2015

F-Prot
W32/A-9a8e7a6e
v6.4.7.1.166

G Data
Win32.Application.InstallIQ
15.10.25

IKARUS anti.virus
Win32.AdWare
t3scan.2.0.127

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.207.16636

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.1247

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
v2015.10.20.03

McAfee
Artemis!F5DE6B70C12F
5600.6606

MicroWorld eScan
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
16.0.0.879

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.Adware.dqhfcn
0.30.24.2668

nProtect
Trojan/W32.Agent.1635520
13.08.20.03

Panda Antivirus
PUP/Multitoolbar
15.10.20.03

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallX.W3i.Installer (M)
15.10.20.15

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.151018

Sophos
InstallIQ
4.70

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-InstallIQ
9558

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R00JH0ALJ13
7.2.293

Trend Micro
TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC
10.465.20

Vba32 AntiVirus
Adware.InstallIQ.Downloader
3.12.26.4

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
38882

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.232050
2.0.0.2306

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)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\mplayer_tuguu_1271.exe

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:hMfm9EugiVrTvTW3+t3fXxsIKPq8fTs2rH:hBqLwvhs5Prp

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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