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.ri5.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:
7c32f8d9022ca18656c8dc921785e9c0

SHA-1:
e5dc524291fd7491ca4107199172e80277c8416d

SHA-256:
00bb46700476a67ec1d22a98e472f5c1b912d479d076a67ad1d41cc8716ed61d

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:
11/20/2017 11:14:26 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
16.10.6.23

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:
1/18/2016 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/17/2018 12:59:59 AM

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 10:39:39 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:Rarv6qynKw1+siefttL3Bt1+aIQyb51ZvkjUFuGHIOPo3Azbm2xGa:Iw1+siefttL3XrQukjzSa9

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)

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 oss-ad-iad.securestudies.com  (165.193.78.187:80)

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

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

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to post.securestudies.com  (165.193.78.234:443)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a104-114-88-16.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.114.88.16:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a104-114-104-188.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (104.114.104.188:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ri4.securestudies.com  (4.16.74.168:443)

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

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

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