setup{5becc1cc-9b9e-458c-bf6c-0de4863e50ff}.exe

Creative Island Media, LLC

This is part of an adware program designed to inject advertising in the web browser (banners, text-links) as well as modify the normal behavior of the browser as well as modify the computer’s system settings that control applications to run on startup. Part of the Injekt brand of unwanted programs. The application setup{5becc1cc-9b9e-458c-bf6c-0de4863e50ff}.exe by Creative Island Media has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. While running, it connects to the Internet address update.betterxperience.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Creative Island Media, LLC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
647ecb5fe34c5ae76ca1b087cef1c885

SHA-1:
c4aba184e54db914c489d66ff2f99bad059e6bb6

SHA-256:
4d5e1348a5c2443d6ec8ac80a8b8e2e4be5a371c0aed4a53039a7e9fea0166df

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Injects display ads (banner ads), in-text ads, interstitial ads, or other types of ads in the web browser as well as alters the browsers settings (home page, search, DNS, and security protocols).

Analysis date:
4/16/2024 2:42:19 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
17.2.2.10

File size:
1 MB (1,083,768 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\setup{5becc1cc-9b9e-458c-bf6c-0de4863e50ff}.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/20/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/21/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="Creative Island Media, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Creative Island Media, LLC", L=San Diego, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
68F23F4D2767F6491DEA9186F2E5CB89

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/21/2014 9:02:44 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x9BC21

Entry point:
E8, 0A, 18, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 57, 56, 8B, 74, 24, 10, 8B, 4C, 24, 14, 8B, 7C, 24, 0C, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, 68, 03, 00, 00, 0F, BA, 25, A8, 84, 4F, 00, 01, 73, 07, F3, A4, E9, 17, 03, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 0F, 82, CE, 01, 00, 00, 8B, C7, 33, C6, A9, 0F, 00, 00, 00, 75, 0E, 0F, BA, 25, B0, F0, 4E, 00, 01, 0F, 82, DA, 04, 00, 00, 0F, BA, 25, A8, 84, 4F, 00, 00, 0F, 83, A7, 01, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 0F, 85, B8, 01, 00, 00, F7...
 
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Entropy:
6.5769

Code size:
784 KB (802,816 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to update.betterxperience.com  (54.218.62.24:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to d.pullupdate.com  (54.230.15.37:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to d.betterxperience.com  (54.230.13.123:80)

 
http://d.betterxperience.com/updater/dedu.txt