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. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program 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:
e5f4ec00851cd391a62bc4b8e69fc380

SHA-1:
55a37d6bcf495af2516f6deaf1e18afc458da4af

SHA-256:
334399dd14fd8ac549c3b410797b6bdb450be3744a38e4412680f924ae2e2811

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:
9/28/2020 5:05:45 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.1.24.6

File size:
585.7 KB (599,800 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 11:18:12 AM

Valid to:
3/29/2016 11:18:12 AM

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:
4/1/2013 2:07:48 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x12FED

Entry point:
E8, 89, 41, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 88, 51, 42, 00, E8, ED, 17, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, 86, 43, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 8C, 84, 42, 00, BA, 88, 84, 42, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, D7, EA, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, CE, EA, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, DC, 17, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 52, 42, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Code size:
122.5 KB (125,440 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
Updater Service

Display version:
15,9,28,27

Uninstall string:
"C:\ProgramData\IBUpdaterService\ibsvc.exe" /UNINSTALL


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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