setup{af0c27e7-5e70-4f7a-9f1b-c3c49c576326}.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. Part of the Injekt brand of unwanted programs. The application setup{af0c27e7-5e70-4f7a-9f1b-c3c49c576326}.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:
94079ce55afbbf36d0b27c3f758d4b4e

SHA-1:
852ac0aaf11a67443b29b6ed11ae636758d46952

SHA-256:
3b729d701266b7c6761c00e5a95a8cd15fea2b586d01a2f31a583e3b2ed06057

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 3:07:03 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
16.11.27.18

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

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\setup{af0c27e7-5e70-4f7a-9f1b-c3c49c576326}.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 6:00:26 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:WIJDNwFkFBQjJZ10/A9I/iHwNE7uZDQaOFQZ4o+voOG:VHQjJeAi5NEsDQaOFQZ4o+voOG

Entry address:
0x9BC21

Entry point:
FF, FF, FF, FF, 75, 20, FF, 75, 18, FF, 75, 14, 6A, 01, E9, BA, FB, FF, FF, 8B, 45, 10, 8B, 40, 08, 85, C0, 0F, 88, F9, FE, FF, FF, 83, F8, 17, 0F, 8F, F0, FE, FF, FF, FF, 75, 18, FF, 75, 14, 83, F8, 0B, 7F, 0B, 8B, 45, 1C, FF, B0, 4C, 01, 00, 00, EB, 09, 8B, 4D, 1C, FF, B1, 50, 01, 00, 00, E8, DB, 00, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 33, C0, 40, E9, D3, FE, FF, FF, 56, 56, 56, 56, 56, E8, 7C, 3B, 00, 00, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 33, F6, 39, 75, 18, 74, 13, FF, 75, 14, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 08, E8, 56, 00, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C...
 
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Entropy:
6.5089

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)