setup{fb69b77f-8952-40c6-a6c2-79bba1a2344c}.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{fb69b77f-8952-40c6-a6c2-79bba1a2344c}.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:
e9c8a5c2260e788a13e0363010132c0a

SHA-1:
7cf1ff628008fbadc2bb39140a6c3a7a442634a9

SHA-256:
99daa0f3794eb4d97fd282634edc8e6e04a6a6604d5710c78c1185940fc48fb8

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 4:26:57 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{fb69b77f-8952-40c6-a6c2-79bba1a2344c}.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:
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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Entropy:
6.5706

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)