TubeDimmer.exe

Tube Dimmer

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 as well as modify the computer’s system settings that control applications to run on startup. Part of the Injekt brand of unwanted programs. The application TubeDimmer.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. This file is typically installed with the program Tube Dimmer by Creative Island Media, LLC which is a potentially unwanted software program.
Publisher:
Creative Island Media, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Tube Dimmer

Version:
1.0.1.0

MD5:
d235ccfc97ea0f9e298103141562f484

SHA-1:
af123673696ff39ce21942c441c39962aa110ad8

SHA-256:
60ae54dca9c2ce66628398f9e86be4cb181b70926b9c1efcb0a25a135feb02ff

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 4:11:31 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Injekt (M)
16.11.29.2

File size:
147.9 KB (151,416 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.1.0

Copyright:
Copyright © Creative Island Media, LLC 2014

Original file name:
TubeDimmer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\tubedimmer\tubedimmer.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 3:02:00 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

.NET CLR dependent:
Yes

CTPH (ssdeep):
1536:iiPW+Mbnx98x6SSJPLZfVE+ebJ2LOI97/GN:TOzx98x6SclVzekCIJ/GN

Entry address:
0x972E

Entry point:
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET

Code size:
30 KB (30,720 bytes)

The file TubeDimmer.exe has been discovered within the following program.

Tube Dimmer  by Creative Island Media, LLC
This software is part of the Injekt, LLC brands of web browser extensions that inject advertisements (banners and popups) in the user's web browser. From the site: "Tube Dimmer works by installing a browser extension in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.
www.tubedimmerapp.com/about.html
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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

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