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:
148f2d1e429a846988d0eb6e8e4d1d2d

SHA-1:
a1f5a572429c6246a8720cc4767643f6eb47f2f1

SHA-256:
5aaa5b4d815f1157e0f5b0b455d6a6d4f42ffd1c1e8d4e2062b7f20686a112a6

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:
9/23/2020 9:41:53 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.2.6.7

File size:
568.3 KB (581,912 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 6:18:12 PM

Valid to:
3/29/2016 7:18:12 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:
6/20/2013 2:56:56 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xFC2D

Entry point:
E8, AD, 41, 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, A8, 34, 42, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, F8, 39, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, 42, 38, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 41, 25, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, A8, 34, 42, 00, FF, 15, A0, C0, 41, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, A4, 34, 42, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, 91, 18, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, 63, 18, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, 5C, 18, 00, 00, 89...
 
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Code size:
108 KB (110,592 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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