ultimatemediaplayer_2.exe

InstallIQ Installation Utility

W3i, LLC

The InstallIQ (InstallX) installation program is a co-bundle stub that devlivers software monetization offers during installation. These offers include web browser toolbars and extensions. The application ultimatemediaplayer_2.exe by W3i has been detected as adware by 19 anti-malware scanners. The file has been seen being downloaded from dl5.iq6download.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
W3i, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
InstallIQ Installation Utility

Version:
2.109.0.0

MD5:
0b116b60dc3bac585d0deb7db743f0fb

SHA-1:
63ec4036f9a046efd80601c854d182e991b2432b

SHA-256:
31a01c2012af9ca8ad1a020f3a2e203a82d3e422bc3a962797bc1de1187bbb14

Scanner detections:
19 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
InstallIQ is a bundled offer download and install manager that is designed to show sponsored offers during installation that typically includes adware type toolbars, browser extensions and plugin or other potentially unwanted software along with the promised application.

Analysis date:
11/13/2018 5:56:26 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
7.11.133.40

AVG
AdInstaller.InstallQ
2015.0.3398

Comodo Security
UnclassifiedMalware
17137

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.4
9.0.1.0211

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ.AMN
8.14.07.30.10

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallIQ (variant)
8.9457

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallIQ
7/30/2014

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2014.9.10.8

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.Win32.InstallIQ
t3scan.2.2.29

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.175.10735

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
v2014.07.30.10

MicroWorld eScan
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5
15.0.0.759

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.W3i.V
14.8.7.19

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F
23.00.65.14728

Sophos
InstallQ
4.96

SUPERAntiSpyware
Trojan.Agent/Gen-InstallIQ
10452

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC
7.2.211

Trend Micro
TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC
10.465.10

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallIQ Installer
26726

File size:
1.6 MB (1,667,264 bytes)

Product version:
2.109.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright ©2011 W3i Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
InstallIQ.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\ultimatemediaplayer_2.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/18/2011 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/1/2013 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="W3i, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="W3i, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, 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:
6A5D73F262C38BBD4578AB6AD713318D

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/6/2012 4:08:49 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:3saP0YfRy45u24bZ8EgVf5Uw1UMGoDroQ8GOvVNLGqPW7xNTZKu3kF2ep23dE2SC:DVfRr4ZTgBUAUMGoDroQ8rz3oTpKru

Entry address:
0x41B54

Entry point:
E8, 4A, A0, 00, 00, E9, 78, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, F7, C1, 03, 00, 00, 00, 74, 24, 8A, 01, 83, C1, 01, 84, C0, 74, 4E, F7, C1, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, EF, 05, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, A4, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8B, 01, BA, FF, FE, FE, 7E, 03, D0, 83, F0, FF, 33, C2, 83, C1, 04, A9, 00, 01, 01, 81, 74, E8, 8B, 41, FC, 84, C0, 74, 32, 84, E4, 74, 24, A9, 00, 00, FF, 00, 74, 13, A9, 00, 00, 00, FF, 74, 02, EB, CD, 8D, 41, FF, 8B, 4C, 24, 04, 2B, C1, C3, 8D, 41, FE, 8B, 4C, 24, 04...
 
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Entropy:
6.9793

Code size:
974.5 KB (997,888 bytes)

The file ultimatemediaplayer_2.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

http://dl5.iq6download.com/lm/.../ultimatemediaplayer_2.exe

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