codecperformersetup.exe

Windows Installer

YellowSoft Inc

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application codecperformersetup.exe by YellowSoft 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. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder.
Publisher:
YellowSoft Inc  (signed and verified)

Product:
Windows Installer

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
8820e602821ead5dcce2b8aa449205e2

SHA-1:
f6d2b4ea1cde155f14a74e2a99fe4de0f3b34892

SHA-256:
939c5ac9e8fca354ab06ec7c089776f0c83d7b28e9f8c22fa6864384f5db7abb

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:
12/11/2019 3:55:09 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.6

File size:
791.9 KB (810,904 bytes)

Product version:
15.9.28.27

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
Windows Installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\codecperformersetup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
9/12/2012 3:45:31 AM

Valid to:
9/12/2015 3:45:31 AM

Subject:
CN=YellowSoft Inc, O=YellowSoft 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:
4EC8FFEF413CDC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/6/2013 12:19:56 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xC01F

Entry point:
E8, DE, 48, 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, A0, 45, 42, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, 29, 41, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, 73, 3F, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, B7, 36, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, A0, 45, 42, 00, FF, 15, 54, A0, 41, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, A4, 45, 42, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, 1F, 35, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, 06, 06, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, FF, 05, 00, 00, 89...
 
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Entropy:
7.8060  (probably packed)

Code size:
97.5 KB (99,840 bytes)

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