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. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program RelevantKnowledge by TMRG, Inc.. This file is typically installed with the program RelevantKnowledge by TMRG, Inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program.
Publisher:
TMRG, Inc.  (signed by TMRG Inc.)

Product:
Relevant-Knowledge

Version:
1.3.337.388 (Build 337.388)

MD5:
7b01e3d02ca2d2e7af65cee66340b04d

SHA-1:
9f3355d684551b5405bbb4eec8670531211845a8

SHA-256:
5e9de0990e8b9a3e8b24007ea37858342e2707e828fde36ced6730cee0e49d07

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:
6/20/2018 6:14:21 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
16.10.6.20

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 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/16/2018 8:59:59 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 4:39:39 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:farvSKynyw1+siefttL3ptZeacwi7VNZvgjAFmGjIOPo3Azbm2xM:yw1+siefttL3PDsmcjzSaM

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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Code size:
2.7 MB (2,805,760 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
RelevantKnowledge

Display publisher:
TMRG, Inc.

Display version:
1.3.337.388

Uninstall string:
C:\Program Files (x86)\RelevantKnowledge\rlvknlg.exe -bootremove -uninst:RelevantKnowledge


Windows Firewall Allowed Program
Name:
rlvknlg.exe


The file rlvknlg.exe has been discovered within the following program.

RelevantKnowledge  by TMRG, Inc.
Relevant-Knowledge maintains a group of users who have monitoring software (with brands including PermissionResearch, OpinionSquare and VoiceFive Networks) installed on their PCs in exchange for joining the Relevant-Knowledge research panels, users are presented with various benefits, including computer security software, Internet data storage, virus scanning and chances to win cash or prizes.
www.relevantknowledge.com
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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 SSL):
Connects to post.securestudies.com  (165.193.78.234:443)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia9.securestudies.com  (205.218.48.200:80)

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

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 wwwc.ia5.securestudies.com  (165.193.93.104:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia1.securestudies.com  (165.193.73.40:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a104-114-80-54.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.114.80.54:80)

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

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

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia2.securestudies.com  (66.119.34.42:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ria.securestudies.com  (184.80.40.40:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ri4.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.168:80)

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

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

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

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

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