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. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.softiapps.com.
Publisher:
CodecPerformer  (signed by Klingon Tech Software LLC)

Product:
CodecPerformer

Version:
14.7.7.7

MD5:
e342a8c07fd6457386c17ad0f1e2478e

SHA-1:
a71e138ef80b8ff77a6fd15d3afc081040e146e2

SHA-256:
13d400aee0bdba016f854603772c0048576b69f099ea30da5a9f160eab5cb908

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:
9/30/2020 1:29:29 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.15.12

File size:
1.3 MB (1,317,016 bytes)

Product version:
14.7.7.7

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 10:13:41 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 10:13:41 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:
5/27/2014 3:15:11 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xA9A6

Entry point:
E8, 58, 4D, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, C7, 01, 90, E5, 41, 00, E9, 23, FA, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, C7, 06, 90, E5, 41, 00, E8, 10, FA, FF, FF, F6, 45, 08, 01, 74, 07, 56, E8, 9F, EC, FF, FF, 59, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C2, 04, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 57, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, 47, 04, 85, C0, 74, 47, 8D, 50, 08, 80, 3A, 00, 74, 3F, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4E, 04, 3B, C1, 74, 14, 83, C1, 08, 51, 52, E8, 51, 19, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, C0, 74, 04, 33, C0, EB, 24, F6, 06, 02, 74, 05, F6, 07, 08, 74, F2, 8B, 45, 10...
 
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Code size:
112.5 KB (115,200 bytes)

The file CodecPerformerSetup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.softiapps.com/.../$nsYPYZA3I0UlvB0X?v=17&cid=4225&clickid=00003199p6965475243&cert=kts&installer=tt&resources=tt&maker=pth

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