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:
7292ec52f5ebacd499bc8503b72681c1

SHA-1:
fde3a19b1408f88fe947c7640cd1ab863306847f

SHA-256:
02cfc000f5ad8d7d0e8888836bf40981dc7ca52266663fd9e3644f22daae7f1b

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:
9/23/2020 10:09:11 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.2.17.8

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:
3/30/2013 12:18:12 AM

Valid to:
3/30/2016 12:18:12 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:
6/20/2013 7:56:56 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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Entropy:
7.6755

Code size:
108 KB (110,592 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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