setup{b90d9499-105e-4e30-bb36-f9a730c00767}.exe

Creative Island Media, LLC

The software will display additional offers (such as adware) during installation including a browser toolbar/extension as well as advertising injection software (part of the Injekt brand). The application setup{b90d9499-105e-4e30-bb36-f9a730c00767}.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:
64181ab74bb693f2a42a1e13de87d6e8

SHA-1:
142be28013e019a014251fcca9515f965d83d15e

SHA-256:
1742e883ae672c8e33b44f5b8d759599308e1fa1d9f2a411639e43f2133c4da8

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 4:00:41 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
16.11.12.11

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

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\setup{b90d9499-105e-4e30-bb36-f9a730c00767}.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/21/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/22/2014 1:59:59 AM

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:
3/22/2014 12:00:26 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:WIuDNENFFff5J20/d9I7i9/NEpuHU0xaORQTIZ+voOm:1Rf5JJdGANE83xaORQTIZ+voOm

Entry address:
0x9BC21

Entry point:
8B, F3, E8, 83, 8E, FF, FF, 8B, 45, 08, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 5D, 0C, 74, 0C, 88, 18, 39, 5D, 10, 74, 05, 39, 5D, 14, 75, 15, E8, 53, AB, FF, FF, C7, 00, 16, 00, 00, 00, E8, 54, 41, 00, 00, E9, C3, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 45, E8, 53, 53, 6A, FF, FF, 75, 10, 53, FF, 70, 0C, FF, 15, A8, 50, 4C, 00, 89, 45, F8, 85, C0, 75, 11, FF, 15, DC, 51, 4C, 00, 50, E8, FB, AA, FF, FF, E9, 84, 00, 00, 00, 03, C0, 50, E8, 4C, F9, FF, FF, 59, 89, 45, FC, 85, C0, 74, 75, FF, 75, F8, 50, 8B, 45, E8, 6A, FF, FF, 75, 10, 53, FF, 70, 0C...
 
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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