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.
Publisher:
CodecPerformer  (signed by Klingon Tech Software LLC)

Product:
CodecPerformer

Version:
14.9.2.4

MD5:
58840c4abb2c1b25e36daadd1080e878

SHA-1:
fc08beea64c35343629f70b4980b28b182e0a241

SHA-256:
0dbe8cd8583351d7ded115ed5eff01fe9e13bbb6c6b5bff387df6bcf65ba25e0

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 4:37:16 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.15.8

File size:
1.2 MB (1,276,696 bytes)

Product version:
14.9.2.4

Copyright:
Copyright 2014

Original file name:
CodecPerformerSetup.exe

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:
12/19/2013 1:13:41 AM

Valid to:
12/19/2016 1:13:41 AM

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:
8/27/2014 11:35:36 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x87DD

Entry point:
E8, 8B, F7, FF, FF, E9, D6, BB, FF, FF, C7, 01, 60, B5, 41, 00, E9, 39, 1A, 00, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, C7, 06, 60, B5, 41, 00, E8, 26, 1A, 00, 00, F6, 45, 08, 01, 74, 07, 56, E8, 27, 3B, 00, 00, 59, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C2, 04, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, 8B, 06, 57, 8B, 7D, 08, 3B, C7, 74, 3E, 85, C0, 74, 07, 50, E8, 45, 8A, 00, 00, 59, 83, 26, 00, 85, FF, 74, 2C, 80, 3F, 00, 8B, C7, 74, 06, 40, 80, 38, 00, 75, FA, 2B, C7, 53, 8D, 58, 01, 53, E8, A1, EE, FF, FF, 59, 89, 06, 85, C0, 74, 0B...
 
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Entropy:
7.7104  (probably packed)

Code size:
103.5 KB (105,984 bytes)

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