codecperformersetup.exe

Codec Pack

PurpleTech Software Inc

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application codecperformersetup.exe by PurpleTech Software Inc 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:
PurpleTech Software Inc  (signed and verified)

Product:
Codec Pack

Version:
1.29.11.13

MD5:
c59d8a39e43cea7a1c5e5d860cfd842a

SHA-1:
941dc1aae48eed528e8106a05a68c233c4651051

SHA-256:
e0737edb0027a96418108dd0df4b83b2865a17aebe2dc05adc89eeeef28a051d

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:
6/23/2024 6:57:16 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.8.20

File size:
1.6 MB (1,651,280 bytes)

Product version:
1.29.11.13

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
Codec Pack.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:
9/11/2012 10:45:58 PM

Valid to:
9/11/2015 10:45:58 PM

Subject:
CN=PurpleTech Software Inc, O=PurpleTech Software Inc, L=Beaverton, S=OR, 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:
00C5C4C135A4BC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/28/2013 1:50:34 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xAE2C9

Entry point:
E8, 47, A1, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, 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, 00, 3E, 53, 00, 00, 74, 13, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 05, E9, 8D, 47, 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, 50, E4, 4A, 00, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9...
 
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Code size:
921 KB (943,104 bytes)

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