Creative Island Media, LLC

Publisher Information

Creative Island Media, LLC is a software publisher located in San Diego, California in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of adware type software. Creative Island Media (a brand of Injekt, LLC) is an adware/malware distributor of ad-supported bundled software including TubeDimmer, Websteroids and Secure Web run by Steve Iverson located at 640 Grand Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008. The company is/patners with various other adware publishers under the same team including Parallel Lines Development, Data Beat Solutions, GenTechnologies Apps and Western Web Applications. The primary application that publisher distributes is web browser extesnsions that are bundled by 3rd-party download managers. There is one additional code signing certificate issued to this publisher.
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/21/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/22/2014 12:59:59 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

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

VIPRE Antivirus
Injekt, SearchDonkey, Threat.4784449, Trojan.Win32.Generic
100.00%

Reason Heuristics
PUP.CreativeIslandMedia.G, PUP.Startup.CreativeIslandMedia.H, PUP.CreativeIslandMedia.N, PUP.CreativeIslandMedia.H, PUP.Installer.CreativeIslandMedia.F, PUP.Installer.CreativeIslandMedia.l, PUP.Installer.CreativeIslandMedia.I
100.00%

ESET NOD32
MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate (variant), Win32/ExFriendAlert (variant), Win32/Toolbar.WebApp (variant)
46.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.TubeDimmer, PUP.Optional.SearchDonkey.A, PUP.Optional.MultiExtension.A, PUP.Optional.CreativeIslandMedia, PUP.Optional.ZombieAlert.A
42.00%

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.Agent, PUA.CIM, not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SaMon
42.00%

Dr.Web
Adware.Plugin.130, Adware.Plugin.128, Trojan.StartPage.60139, Adware.Plugin.173, Adware.Plugin.175, Adware.Downware.2535
40.00%

avast!
Win32:TubeDim-A [PUP], Win32:BHO-AMO [PUP], Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
38.00%

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0401, TROJ_GEN.F47V1106, TROJ_GEN.F47V1117, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0627, TROJ_GEN.F47V1003, TROJ_GEN.F47V1209, TROJ_GEN.F47V1125
34.00%

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.PullUpdate, Riskware.Agent, Trojan.StartPage, PUA.SaMon, PUA.Toolbar.WebApp, PUA.Downware
32.00%

G Data
Win32.Application.TubeDimmer, Adware.Agent.NUR, Adware.Agent.NUE, Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.143453, Adware.Agent.NUF, Adware.Agent.NVF
30.00%

23 / 68    (Adware)
updater.exe (Updater)  (df54d5a00b304c83539b1042bbec41a9)

7 / 68      (Adware)
chromehelper.exe (WatchDog)  (3ea456cf3a2930e2d1b239e7c52fd02d)

3 / 68      (Adware)
util_ex.dll  (466ad844c44806110ee8fc2af15c40ce)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (bc3bfb0ea926935fff1e0007f8a9ce7d)

17 / 68    (Adware)
setup.exe  (04703e65d823d625e9c946be1673b9c4)

9 / 68      (Adware)
setup_de.exe  (485d843214e98981137f1b73f0f6e446)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (2409b3142ac1158a730e259fdbe3aab9)

13 / 68    (Adware)

7 / 68      (Adware)
ZombieAlert.exe (Zombie Alert by Creative Island Media)  (f246bdb082808ca595a1df15a256ff8e)

2 / 68      (Adware)
uninstall.exe  (da10defb217b232fafa074cf66cf4cf4)

6 / 68      (Adware)
zombiealert.a222801bb6b4.dll  (bc4775c89d18fbe64b7878ce0ec8d79d)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (04f12e2340cc901a9ab0c6778dfca48e)

17 / 68    (Adware)
setup_ca_20131219.exe  (616dc9365af46d19c8b9a1bd0b62c826)

5 / 68      (Adware)
util_ex.dll  (abad85a21b0b2019b2b648ffa4fdcf29)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (0d2895b70015cfe9ebcd35a18f63051d)

12 / 68    (Adware)
setup_ca.exe  (6cd42ba6aaceb37f736fb0a83ccb141c)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (232db3b26596c5323dd97142ba3882ab)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (dea7ccd2ef6be7edb98db0166d4f6244)

13 / 68    (Adware)
common.dll (Websteroids by Creative Island Media)  (3e523ea904e4444e17d81e0224d16645)

2 / 68      (Adware)
uninstall.exe  (0a7243fa16035e6f3a22aa4b3bef0573)

4 / 68      (Adware)
chromehelper.exe (WatchDog)  (4591669a192131b05ae0c0b5dfefd8c7)

23 / 68    (Adware)
updater.exe (Updater)  (5c964c68c63b7ceb6c402eca902af47f)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (2666558fea755926fa004b698e55615b)

11 / 68    (Adware)
setup_us.exe  (6e15d6fd23c1346642eed7d844b8d1a7)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (658eec061ad7b435071d26b0cfbc98bc)

7 / 68      (Adware)
common.dll (Tube Dimmer by Creative Island Media)  (9ba5a355ed9d3a5ca69d2b425c34799a)

5 / 68      (Adware)
uninstall.exe  (df1ac7a8a580d63fc2b9823554af496e)

9 / 68      (Adware)
util_ex.dll  (55a46089b7f171ccf3a532fc12af583a)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (d5fad7e816f8efd548fc6590bbf1195f)

23 / 68    (Adware)
updater.exe (Updater)  (fdfe3f7838cbbddd35f09dd1d368fad5)

 
Latest 30 of 289 files

Top-level domains owned by Creative Island Media, LLC.

The following certificate is also signed by Creative Island Media, LLC.

0ED42A15C608C5CB28B1EF56CE392E5E  (Mar 24, 2014 to Jun 24, 2015)

The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.

Detection Incidence by Country
* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to Creative Island Media, LLC by VeriSign, Inc. on May 21, 2013 with the serial number '68f23f4d2767f6491dea9186f2e5cb89'.