ibsvc.exe

Softango Download Manager

Softango Inc.

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application ibsvc.exe by Softango 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 runs as a windows Service named “Updater Service”. While running, it connects to the Internet address www.ibbalance.com on port 443.
Publisher:
Softango  (signed by Softango Inc.)

Product:
Softango Download Manager

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
1d147b1e74fc523f9b547762c4412860

SHA-1:
0964f843136876c2cb6dd4a9ad10a21c0e4acca0

SHA-256:
fc75fe2967a1f7e303f25bde1a66612819c852b1c093e613dd46945269f2eb0e

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 an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
9/30/2020 2:39:49 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.1.24.15

File size:
590.8 KB (604,952 bytes)

Product version:
15.9.28.27

Copyright:
Copyright 2012

Original file name:
Softango_Download_Manager.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\ibupdaterservice\ibsvc.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
3/29/2013 7:18:12 PM

Valid to:
3/29/2016 8:18:12 PM

Subject:
CN=Softango Inc., O=Softango 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:
07B9F930CBBB4F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/13/2013 3:41:09 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x131BD

Entry point:
E8, 79, 41, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, E8, 52, 42, 00, E8, DD, 17, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, 76, 43, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 0C, 95, 42, 00, BA, 08, 95, 42, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, B8, EA, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, AF, EA, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, CC, 17, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 42, 42, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Code size:
123 KB (125,952 bytes)

Service
Display name:
Updater Service

Service name:
IBUpdaterService

Type:
Win32ShareProcess


The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to www.softologic.com  (174.37.181.31:80)

TCP (HTTP SSL):
Connects to www.ibbalance.com  (173.192.190.227:443)

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