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.. While running, it connects to the Internet address coccoc.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:
194093be29d881ae4e99a55f9a8ad339

SHA-1:
db6bb74bb3bc166ece573bbe8aa967faba25626d

SHA-256:
1fc277f2cd5f3f79c9bb96c332e36fd9beb30f088dc5ebb721509c0606e95ea6

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:
2/8/2017 12:19:31 AM UTC  (ten months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
17.2.7.19

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 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/16/2018 5:59:59 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 2:24:02 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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Entropy:
6.6134

Code size:
2.7 MB (2,820,096 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
RelevantKnowledge

Display publisher:
TMRG, Inc.

Display version:
1.3.337.392

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


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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to host53.metakauf.de  (136.243.24.163:80)

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

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to coccoc.com  (123.30.175.29:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to static.vnpt.vn  (222.255.27.120:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-52-200-96-65.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (52.200.96.65:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 125.235.36.153.adsl.viettel.vn  (125.235.36.153:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 195-154-46-150.rev.poneytelecom.eu  (195.154.46.150:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 146-66-155-6.valve.net  (146.66.155.6:80)

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.ri1.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.72:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia5.securestudies.com  (165.193.93.104:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to static.207.118.9.5.clients.your-server.de  (5.9.118.207:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to static.123.99.63.178.clients.your-server.de  (178.63.99.123:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-182-195-153.dfw52.r.cloudfront.net  (54.182.195.153:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to s3-website-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com  (52.219.40.10:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to remote.captcha.com  (148.251.82.189:80)

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