codecperformersetup_3.exe

Red Balloons Software, LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application codecperformersetup_3.exe by Red Balloons 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 Red Balloons Software, LLC)

Product:
CodecPerformer

Version:
14.9.29.7

MD5:
c68939086c34835aa67d4d5234015134

SHA-1:
894ac53e6648c6e1410bd7d05acedee9cba85e40

SHA-256:
bce8c49f4a29feac72360ddd0358421b3c7d0646305e8f65a4f89ba924faaaeb

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 3:45:30 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.11.5

File size:
1.2 MB (1,273,792 bytes)

Product version:
14.9.29.7

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\programs\codecperformersetup_3.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
11/19/2013 6:13:54 PM

Valid to:
11/19/2014 6:13:54 PM

Subject:
CN="Red Balloons Software, LLC", O="Red Balloons Software, LLC", L=San Francisco, S=California, 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:
2B41EF13399233

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/10/2014 2:13:39 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x115F3

Entry point:
E8, D5, 70, 00, 00, E9, DA, 48, 00, 00, C7, 01, 80, B5, 41, 00, E9, 59, 4A, 00, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, C7, 06, 80, B5, 41, 00, E8, 46, 4A, 00, 00, F6, 45, 08, 01, 74, 07, 56, E8, 3F, 92, 00, 00, 59, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C2, 04, 00, 8B, FF, 56, 68, 00, 00, 03, 00, 68, 00, 00, 01, 00, 33, F6, 56, E8, A0, 5D, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 85, C0, 74, 0A, 56, 56, 56, 56, 56, E8, 22, 75, 00, 00, 5E, C3, E9, 0C, 95, FF, FF, CC, CC, CC, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 51, 56, 8B, F1, 83, 3E, 00, 75, 24, 6A, 00, 8D, 4D, FC, E8...
 
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Entropy:
7.7108  (probably packed)

Code size:
102.5 KB (104,960 bytes)

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
Name:
codecperformersetup_3.exe (in)


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