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.
Publisher:
TMRG, Inc.  (signed by TMRG Inc.)

Product:
Relevant-Knowledge

Version:
1.3.337.392 (Build 337.392)

MD5:
3779df2d907f46c6d8ef20dd2a7dcf84

SHA-1:
51ee42d30b6deec0aba2dc71f34a7487ae78bf17

SHA-256:
30b03ee9ce866383c4ec20555018d3b3c47bbb506659ef04db8874f2a518d093

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:
1/20/2017 6:50:26 AM UTC  (ten months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
17.1.20.1

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 SSL):
Connects to vip0x013.map2.ssl.hwcdn.net  (209.197.3.19:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to edge-atlas-shv-01-frt3.facebook.com  (31.13.92.2:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a23-35-215-141.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.35.215.141:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to 194.37.187.35.bc.googleusercontent.com  (35.187.37.194:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ri3.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.136:443)

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

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to edge-star-mini-shv-01-frt3.facebook.com  (31.13.92.36:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a92-123-180-137.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com  (92.123.180.137:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a23-35-212-16.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.35.212.16:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a104-87-0-132.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.87.0.132:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a104-86-253-82.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.86.253.82:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a104-86-248-215.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.86.248.215:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a104-86-240-138.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.86.240.138:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a104-86-238-156.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.86.238.156:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to hawk-iad.securestudies.com  (165.193.78.186:8080)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to xml.binupdate.mail.ru  (217.69.139.247:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ri8.securestudies.com  (4.16.75.40:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to mrds.mail.ru  (217.69.139.245:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ri7.securestudies.com  (4.16.75.8:443)

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

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