musicoasis.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 musicoasis.exe, “Installation Utility” by W3i has been detected as adware by 11 anti-malware scanners. The file has been seen being downloaded from dl2.cdn4-downloads.com.
Publisher:
W3i, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
InstallIQ Installation Utility

Description:
Installation Utility

Version:
1.88.0.0

MD5:
7eeefb7a165a4bc99e9ed67fc0f38520

SHA-1:
90a217683c4db629c957c91953f312c99d29df5e

SHA-256:
c64328f5fc396f23dffda7338df70389bb37244c5a918800a419e32a526285a1

Scanner detections:
11 / 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:
12/17/2018 9:17:21 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
7.11.59.46

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ
4.0.3.14928

Boost by Reason
Optional.W3i.K
188838

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.32
9.0.1.0217

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.7950

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2014.9.12.15

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
v2014.09.28.11

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.W3i.K
14.8.7.19

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.14926

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1231
7.2.217

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
21100

File size:
2.1 MB (2,191,992 bytes)

Product version:
1.88.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright ©2010 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}\Musicoasis.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/19/2009 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/3/2011 12:59:59 AM

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 2004 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)04, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
7393AD65DF71BF83C8882420F2FE0A56

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 4:50:19 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:9xE3lVybdWV4K7dvC3IbMAEa2OHnrfrWuNpTMx9Hg:9CvybdW163vAEa28rfrWuN89Hg

Entry address:
0xFF19A

Entry point:
E8, C9, C3, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 6A, 0A, 6A, 00, FF, 75, 08, E8, 06, 63, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 5D, C3, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 5D, E9, DF, FF, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 10, FF, 75, 0C, 8D, 4D, F0, E8, 28, EC, FF, FF, 8B, 45, F0, 83, B8, AC, 00, 00, 00, 01, 7E, 16, 8D, 45, F0, 50, 68, 03, 01, 00, 00, FF, 75, 08, E8, 09, C4, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, EB, 12, 8B, 80, C8, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 4D, 08, 0F, B7, 04, 48, 25, 03, 01, 00, 00, 80, 7D, FC, 00, 74, 07, 8B, 4D, F8, 83, 61, 70, FD, C9...
 
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Entropy:
6.8515

Code size:
1.2 MB (1,309,696 bytes)

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