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.
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VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/20/2013 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/21/2014 4:59:59 PM

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

CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine

Reason Heuristics
PUP.CreativeIslandMedia.M, PUP.CreativeIslandMedia.G, PUP.CreativeIslandMedia.J, PUP.Installer.CreativeIslandMedia.F, PUP.SearchP.Malware360.Startup.H, PUP.Injekt.CreativeIslandMedia, PUP.Injekt.CreativeIslandMedia (M), PUP.Injekt.CreativeIslandMedia.Installer (M)

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic, SearchDonkey, Injekt, Adware.Agent

Win32/ExFriendAlert (variant), MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate, Win32/Toolbar.WebApp (variant), MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate (variant)

PUP.Optional.SearchDonkey.A, PUP.Optional.TubeDimmer, PUP.Optional.ZombieAlert.A, Adware.SaMon, PUP.Optional.MultiExtension.A, PUP.Optional.CreativeIslandMedia

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1220, TROJ_GEN.F47V0110, TROJ_GEN.F47V1106, TROJ_GEN.F47V0326, TROJ_GEN.F47V0323, TROJ_GEN.F47V0402, TROJ_GEN.F47V1224, TROJ_GEN.F47V0311, TROJ_GEN.F47V1203

Adware.Plugin.128, Trojan.DownLoader9.16165, Adware.Plugin.130, Adware.Plugin.947

Search Donkey, Generic PUA JA, Generic PUA GJ, Generic PUA HO

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

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.Agent, PUA.CIM, PUA.Toolbar.WebApp, PUA.ExFriendAlert

Win32:BHO-AMO [PUP], Win32:TubeDim-A [PUP], JS:BHO-O [PUP], Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]

25 / 68    (Adware)
updater.exe (Updater)  (52e84947fae662742b4fafec25f04058)

5 / 68      (Adware)
iehelper.exe (WatchDog)  (3fc389e66c3768dffcb8da5445343dc6)

3 / 68      (Adware)
uninstall.exe  (edaf122315bd53a501faf6d8e72ba6b2)

1 / 68      (Adware)
common.dll (Tube Dimmer by Creative Island Media)  (c7a0633a43acb3fb86e5f82e0d2b2f50)

2 / 68      (Adware)

2 / 68      (Adware)
uninstall.exe  (c0ef41cb77a80619f275a65db6ed908d)

2 / 68      (Adware)
uninstall.exe  (57cac0da96c96544df1c4dc3f9afddb7)

30 / 68    (Adware)
setupdenew.exe  (842811ca1aa337b33766489c96d442ea)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
chromehelper.exe (WatchDog)  (88d084a96f315f3c61bbb30c40f43b68)

1 / 68      (Adware)
shit.exe (Updater)  (818a560f6d2e7e883c9ad76175367ed8)

23 / 68    (Adware)
common.dll (Websteroids by Creative Island Media)  (eb4ae245cf7e6e609aa73c71dd02811e)

23 / 68    (Adware)
zombiealert_us_1903-85aa93ff.exe  (670f619b9bf36478489210a9dc99b4b7)

17 / 68    (Adware)
_updater.exe (Updater)  (1d0d2a47530a3a28325498ac73bc0aba)

5 / 68      (Adware)
util_ex.dll  (ca97487b76a02419cde15b4d3d8aa01c)

6 / 68      (Adware)
common.dll (Tube Dimmer by Creative Island Media)  (e2b37542791d992fed0ffdfd9204ad25)

12 / 68    (Adware)
chromehelper.exe (WatchDog)  (4f3d75506a719737444d261d59f5b85c)

19 / 68    (Adware)
awh1a3e.tmp  (742bd39d333cd65f840115727096c508)

13 / 68    (Adware)
chromehelper.exe (WatchDog)  (06ff3d00129ac64a237a28d95499331b)

5 / 68      (Adware)
common.dll (Tube Dimmer by Creative Island Media)  (213afa171f3a7fb631d8b9c393756fc5)

11 / 68    (Adware)
chromehelper.exe (WatchDog)  (f8460c5bfd0375db98325ed16aa53cb2)

24 / 68    (Adware)
updater.exe (Updater)  (8d1893d2339c6e1429494d21dd682556)

21 / 68    (Adware)
common.dll (Websteroids by Creative Island Media)  (78cb64b309ed6b5224637ae0d7aecfff)

5 / 68      (Adware)
util_ex.dll  (81008da378347f82f8d8677b93d16920)

2 / 68      (Adware)
helper.dll  (526f11d890a633fdceb29745906be454)

23 / 68    (Adware)
websteroids.b324755f3f87.dll  (aca8597468a245c1dfb54b0ee23b83ae)

8 / 68      (Adware)
zombiealert.a222801bb6b4.dll  (c108883fb3e5ae1a5d6f4453dd5ef906)

6 / 68      (Adware)
common.dll (Websteroids by Creative Island Media)  (f7412f6dbea34d777956ec69ac72c769)

5 / 68      (Adware)
common.dll (Tube Dimmer by Creative Island Media)  (f452fdaf2149154420f4e26a4789aae6)

9 / 68      (Adware)
common.dll (Tube Dimmer by Creative Island Media)  (bf48d77a19dafea5d358cd9bdfe0bcb5)

Latest 30 of 349 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.

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* 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 20, 2013 with the serial number '68f23f4d2767f6491dea9186f2e5cb89'.