What is igfxpers.exe?

igfxpers.exe is part of Intel(R) Common User Interface and developed by Intel Corporation according to the igfxpers.exe version information.

igfxpers.exe's description is "persistence Module"

igfxpers.exe is digitally signed by Intel Corporation.

igfxpers.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\system32\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about igfxpers.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on igfxpers.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameIntel(R) Common User Interface
Company nameIntel Corporation
File descriptionpersistence Module
Internal namePERSISTENCE
Original filenameIGFXPERS.EXE
Legal copyrightCopyright 1999-2006, Intel Corporation
Product version8.14.10.2117
File version8.14.10.2117

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameIntel(R) Common User Interface
Company nameIntel Corporation
File descriptionpersistence Module
Internal namePERSISTENCE
Original filenameIGFXPERS.EXE
Legal copyrightCopyright 1999-2006, Intel Corporation
Product version8.14.10.2117
File version8.14.10.2117

Digital signatures [?]

igfxpers.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameIntel Corporation
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA
Certificate serial number48ee2c9dad71450944a11371a80c0069

VirusTotal report

None of the 71 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the igfxpers.exe file.

None of the 71 anti-virus programs detected the igfxpers.exe file.

Sandbox Report

The following information was gathered by executing the file inside Cuckoo Sandbox.

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "guid": [
        "{916fec45-8fab-460f-9bd1-325055e3dec9}",
        "{078aef33-c48a-49f7-aff3-a0ee810bfe7c}"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ebc0ac63211075deba09121d900678f1ee55c5972022b10c469992171edd5028.bin",
        "process_name": "ebc0ac63211075deba09121d900678f1ee55c5972022b10c469992171edd5028.bin",
        "pid": 2740,
        "summary": {
            "guid": [
                "{916fec45-8fab-460f-9bd1-325055e3dec9}",
                "{078aef33-c48a-49f7-aff3-a0ee810bfe7c}"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1576763585.796625,
        "ppid": 2724
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1576763585.3125,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 2,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The file contains an unknown PE resource name possibly indicative of a packer",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "REGISTRY",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "TYPELIB",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_unknown_resource_name"
    }
]

Yara

The Yara rules did not detect anything in the file.

Network

{
    "tls": [],
    "udp": [
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 982,
            "time": 1.0948240756988525,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 1310,
            "time": 1.5102369785308838,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 1638,
            "time": -0.03964495658874512,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 1966,
            "time": 1.6151518821716309,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 4178,
            "time": 1.1156258583068848,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "98bc57a4ee285b557f7e71aa0e144a670f36994fda332e057e248642b8651131",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "b7521ff6091c8fe8b26406a1cfa3795bdbad232f5828ed9bb8ebe8995183ffeb",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandbox

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD562660ada5e4c8418e71e7ab1992b3ae4
SHA256ebc0ac63211075deba09121d900678f1ee55c5972022b10c469992171edd5028

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to igfxpers.exe:

igfxpers.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

igfxpers.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

persistence Module has stopped working.

End Program - igfxpers.exe. This program is not responding.

igfxpers.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

igfxpers.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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