rlvknlg.exe

Relevant-Knowledge

TMRG Inc.

The component is part of the TMRG platform which will track various behaviors of web browsing habits including tracking sites and domains visited as well as ads clicked. The application rlvknlg.exe by TMRG 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 oss-ad-iad.securestudies.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
TMRG, Inc.  (signed by TMRG Inc.)

Product:
Relevant-Knowledge

Version:
1.3.337.392 (Build 337.392)

MD5:
22fb7dae0b0d77eb58b095d38451c16c

SHA-1:
0a786073f9b9f4a80ee07d384b28034106d27474

SHA-256:
b10a5084a5ec1e1fbdaf4b97c507687d3ba8b3cfe49e7064c6562c19fbe37d94

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
2/1/2017 2:42:18 AM UTC  (nine months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
17.1.31.21

File size:
3.6 MB (3,740,576 bytes)

Product version:
1.3.337.392 (Build 337.392)

Copyright:
Copyright © 2001-2004

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\relevantknowledge\rlvknlg.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
1/17/2016 10:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/16/2018 9:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=TMRG Inc., O=TMRG Inc., L=Reston, S=Virginia, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA, OU=Symantec Trust Network, O=Symantec Corporation, C=US

Serial number:
7E36C4BE2CEB69DF7BCEDB3B868E9EF9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/28/2016 6:24:02 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x245F0C

Entry point:
E8, DC, 53, 01, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 51, 53, 8B, 45, 0C, 83, C0, 0C, 89, 45, FC, 64, 8B, 1D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 03, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 45, 08, 8B, 5D, 0C, 8B, 6D, FC, 8B, 63, FC, FF, E0, 5B, C9, C2, 08, 00, 58, 59, 87, 04, 24, FF, E0, 58, 59, 87, 04, 24, FF, E0, 58, 59, 87, 04, 24, FF, E0, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 51, 51, 53, 56, 57, 64, 8B, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 89, 75, FC, C7, 45, F8, 88, 5F, 64, 00, 6A, 00, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, F8, FF, 75, 08, E8, 9C, 0D, 04, 00, 8B, 45, 0C, 8B...
 
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Code size:
2.7 MB (2,820,096 bytes)

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
Name:
rlvknlg.exe


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to oss-ad-iad.securestudies.com  (165.193.78.187:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri8.securestudies.com  (4.16.75.40:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a23-207-36-170.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.207.36.170:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia4.securestudies.com  (66.119.33.170:80)

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-215-105-104.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.215.105.104:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-215-104-138.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.215.104.138:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-202-234-118.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.202.234.118:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-202-233-189.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.202.233.189:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-202-233-177.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.202.233.177:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-202-233-160.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.202.233.160:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-202-232-245.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.202.232.245:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri3.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.136:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia7.securestudies.com  (205.217.176.8:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ia6.securestudies.com  (205.217.167.8:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to vip0x013.map2.ssl.hwcdn.net  (209.197.3.19:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to social.bioware.com  (173.203.38.48:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-52-84-7-153.ord54.r.cloudfront.net  (52.84.7.153:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to server-52-84-3-81.ord54.r.cloudfront.net  (52.84.3.81:443)

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