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.ia8.securestudies.com on port 443.
Publisher:
TMRG, Inc.  (signed by TMRG Inc.)

Product:
Relevant-Knowledge

Version:
1.3.337.392 (Build 337.392)

MD5:
126a44e425970b32cb43f4da8e4c19bc

SHA-1:
78714292be82d37c042b530a968e46cb58d102ef

SHA-256:
f28072b6c50f02cfe963ae5322cca180f11c405d8c12442dc6af983b299a2e99

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 3:28:56 AM UTC  (eight months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
17.1.31.22

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 wwwc.ria.securestudies.com  (184.80.40.40:80)

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

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri5.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.200:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a104-121-254-40.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.121.254.40:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a104-120-218-97.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.120.218.97:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a104-120-218-55.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.120.218.55:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to xmpp270n003.karere.mega.nz  (31.216.147.161:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to lu7.api.mega.nz  (31.216.147.156:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 31-216-147-147.ip.dclux.com  (31.216.147.147:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 31-216-147-139.ip.dclux.com  (31.216.147.139:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-206-228-180.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.206.228.180:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-13-225-199.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.13.225.199:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a184-51-16-241.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (184.51.16.241:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to static.vnpt.vn  (123.30.245.116:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri1.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.72:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ia2.securestudies.com  (66.119.34.42:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ptr.dinodata.vn  (210.211.117.34:80)

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