CodecPerformerSetup.exe

Klingon Tech Software LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application CodecPerformerSetup.exe by Klingon Tech Software has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the InstallBrain installer.
Publisher:
CodecPerformer  (signed by Klingon Tech Software LLC)

Product:
CodecPerformer

Version:
14.8.26.15

MD5:
df3d13b1ae516af438536a1189fafbee

SHA-1:
2d26253f81f20a8d938fddc2bae59d647640e8f7

SHA-256:
d276a1e9a2f0f4f28a38d6cbf3d3f73803e612cc686c2896b8cc7ac474f70e9a

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
9/28/2020 5:03:02 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.15.21

File size:
1.2 MB (1,273,688 bytes)

Product version:
14.8.26.15

Copyright:
Copyright 2014

Original file name:
CodecPerformerSetup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2013 1:13:41 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 1:13:41 PM

Subject:
CN=Klingon Tech Software LLC, O=Klingon Tech Software LLC, L=Beaverton, S=Oregon, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
2B712628C920AA

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/20/2014 1:24:30 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x1A81F

Entry point:
E8, 30, 6D, FF, FF, E9, 2B, 9D, FE, FF, C7, 01, 64, B5, 41, 00, E9, B8, 64, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, C7, 06, 64, B5, 41, 00, E8, A5, 64, FF, FF, F6, 45, 08, 01, 74, 07, 56, E8, 69, 20, FF, FF, 59, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C2, 04, 00, 8B, 51, 10, 56, 8B, 32, 8D, 41, 48, 3B, F0, 74, 12, 89, 71, 3C, 8B, 71, 30, 8B, 36, 57, 8B, 79, 20, 03, 37, 5F, 89, 71, 40, 89, 02, 8B, 51, 20, 89, 02, 8B, D1, 2B, D0, 8B, 41, 30, 83, C2, 49, 89, 10, 5E, C3, B8, 60, 3A, 42, 00, C3, C7, 45, FC, FF, FF, FF, FF, B8, F6, 2F...
 
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Entropy:
7.7107  (probably packed)

Code size:
102.5 KB (104,960 bytes)

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