codecperformersetup.exe

Red Balloons Software, LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application codecperformersetup.exe by Red Balloons 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:
Red Balloons Software, LLC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
65569adc6c00ead611907476ed7453de

SHA-1:
2d558cbe79a569ec3ce21e4b0ad5729b1d288ac2

SHA-256:
a696d86bcc5ada663394273187781476903c2f05b8ab0882cc7daaaf7d432ed1

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 is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
9/28/2020 5:10:10 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.3.22

File size:
180.7 KB (185,056 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
11/19/2013 1:13:54 PM

Valid to:
11/19/2014 1:13:54 PM

Subject:
CN="Red Balloons Software, LLC", O="Red Balloons Software, LLC", L=San Francisco, S=California, 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:
2B41EF13399233

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2013 3:42:06 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x8A82

Entry point:
E8, 10, 67, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 57, 56, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, A0, 01, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 72, 1C, 83, 3D, EC, ED, 41, 00, 00, 74, 13, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 05, E9, 5E, 67, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, 14, C1, E9, 02, 83, E2, 03, 83, F9, 08, 72, 29, F3, A5, FF, 24, 95, 00, 8C, 40, 00, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9, 04, 72, 0C, 83, E0, 03, 03, C8, FF...
 
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Entropy:
7.1956

Code size:
83.5 KB (85,504 bytes)

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