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 wwwc.ia3.securestudies.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
TMRG, Inc.  (signed by TMRG Inc.)

Product:
Relevant-Knowledge

Version:
1.3.337.388 (Build 337.388)

MD5:
dde10cda0ebd5d0c8fa6c6caf9c39579

SHA-1:
2c238d78ba913b00e367dbdf77d432d01350578c

SHA-256:
119a5b9acdc647c66fb55380821a7c4514589ddc279542942b25d89ff1ad75b6

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:
11/22/2017 5:59:39 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
16.10.13.23

File size:
3.6 MB (3,723,168 bytes)

Product version:
1.3.337.388 (Build 337.388)

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 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/16/2018 3:59:59 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:
9/23/2016 12:39:39 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:7arvHgynyw1+siefttL3FtH0atmWNIoZv/jQF7GOIOPo3Azbm2xx:Xw1+siefttL3z387/jzSax

Entry address:
0x242A1B

Entry point:
E8, ED, 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, 97, 2A, 64, 00, 6A, 00, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, F8, FF, 75, 08, E8, AD, 0D, 04, 00, 8B, 45, 0C, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
6.6120

Code size:
2.7 MB (2,805,760 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 wwwc.ri5.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.200:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.iaa.securestudies.com  (205.217.169.104:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia6.securestudies.com  (205.217.167.8:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ria.securestudies.com  (184.80.40.40:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia8.securestudies.com  (205.218.48.168:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia3.securestudies.com  (66.119.33.138:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri9.securestudies.com  (4.16.75.72:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri6.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.232:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-182-221-9.ord51.r.cloudfront.net  (54.182.221.9:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to post.securestudies.com  (165.193.78.234:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to coccoc.com  (123.30.175.40:80)

TCP (HTTP):

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri7.securestudies.com  (4.16.75.8:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri2.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.104:80)

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

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to relevantknowledge.com  (165.193.78.245:80)

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