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.ia2.securestudies.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:
70a307e490ec02a80af6a232519db00d

SHA-1:
ef9a5e0a97bd1b48a78769d6d1e6336fc9504eb8

SHA-256:
9ce04cb0d6a992ed5c8b4744a333331aece55992515f4220ee4b991ea904b8c0

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:
6/23/2018 11:29:09 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TMRG (M)
17.2.1.1

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 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:
6.6132

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 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 hawk-iad.securestudies.com  (165.193.78.186:8080)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to wwwc.ia3.securestudies.com  (66.119.33.138:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-148-137-253.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com  (54.148.137.253:80)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to server-54-239-132-45.sfo9.r.cloudfront.net  (54.239.132.45:80)

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to a23-53-224-192.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com  (23.53.224.192:80)

TCP (HTTP):

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to a-0001.a-msedge.net  (204.79.197.200:443)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to wwwc.ia9.securestudies.com  (205.218.48.200:443)

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.ia2.securestudies.com  (66.119.34.42:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to v-5-315-d5539-144.webazilla.com  (78.140.178.144:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to v-5-232-d3156-07.webazilla.com  (78.140.166.7:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to v-5-232-d3155-06.webazilla.com  (78.140.166.6:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to s3-1-w.amazonaws.com  (52.216.2.8:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to edge-star-shv-01-dft4.facebook.com  (157.240.3.19:80)

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