CodecPerformerSetup.exe

R2D2 Tech Software LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application CodecPerformerSetup.exe by R2D2 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 R2D2 Tech Software LLC)

Product:
CodecPerformer

Version:
14.5.30.12

MD5:
8598557808ce4a7507320f76a703210b

SHA-1:
dee526dfe2d45db571f0bea61a5d7b5039f8d4f0

SHA-256:
95f01405e5c0224234938db9344bf290d5b3abff55e84d825eb6791536f67c8d

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:
8/16/2022 4:13:08 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
1.3 MB (1,367,024 bytes)

Product version:
14.5.30.12

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 4:43:12 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 4:43:12 PM

Subject:
CN=R2D2 Tech Software LLC, O=R2D2 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:
7287089BC80B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/13/2014 12:35:34 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x106A9

Entry point:
E8, 56, 4E, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 53, 8B, 5D, 08, 83, FB, E0, 77, 6F, 56, 57, 83, 3D, 94, 0C, 43, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, A0, 46, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, EA, 44, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, E3, 16, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, 94, 0C, 43, 00, FF, 15, 80, 40, 42, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, 98, 0C, 43, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, 79, 1B, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, 71, 1D, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, 6A, 1D, 00, 00, 89...
 
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Code size:
137.5 KB (140,800 bytes)

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