setup{cb8eefda-794c-43c6-83ce-069ba44f5f4b}.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{cb8eefda-794c-43c6-83ce-069ba44f5f4b}.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:
b227c987fc59b59759ec59f8c2655930

SHA-1:
52bc4937a2b9fdad599d0f0bc5aea0f35878e63a

SHA-256:
1f9964827dc40613cfad8d05a5bf6a78222e73a45e432eed88f5f5aa06ba29af

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 3:00:21 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
17.2.17.17

File size:
1.4 MB (1,481,592 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\setup{cb8eefda-794c-43c6-83ce-069ba44f5f4b}.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:
2/3/2014 10:46:30 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0xE5DE2

Entry point:
08, 83, C0, 20, 0F, B7, D0, EB, 02, 8B, D0, 0F, B7, 01, 66, 3B, C3, 72, 0C, 66, 3B, 45, 10, 77, 06, 83, C0, 20, 0F, B7, C0, 83, C1, 02, 4E, 74, 0A, 66, 85, D2, 74, 05, 66, 3B, D0, 74, C1, 0F, B7, C8, 0F, B7, C2, 5F, 2B, C1, 5B, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 14, 85, F6, 7E, 0D, 56, FF, 75, 10, E8, 88, BB, 00, 00, 59, 59, 8B, F0, 8B, 45, 1C, 85, C0, 7E, 0B, 50, FF, 75, 18, E8, 74, BB, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, F6, 74, 1C, 85, C0, 74, 18, 50, FF, 75, 18, 56, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, 08, E8, BB, FC, FF...
 
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Code size:
1.1 MB (1,138,176 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)