pcperformersetup.exe

R2D2 Tech Software LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application pcperformersetup.exe by R2D2 Tech 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:
PCPerformer  (signed by R2D2 Tech Software LLC)

Product:
PCPerformer

Version:
14.11.16.14

MD5:
35b7a32a5b49651a66898a0d9500f9bd

SHA-1:
2c7b79db14df5f936c07a9e77e79a8a6fed77c1d

SHA-256:
b19174f2a6ab9a232d3ece5f1e41fb76d718a3cb207603fc2997c2991e428cba

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:
8/16/2022 2:15:39 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.4

File size:
1.2 MB (1,269,440 bytes)

Product version:
14.11.16.14

Copyright:
Copyright 2014

Original file name:
PCPerformerSetup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\pcperformersetup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2013 7:13:12 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 7:13:12 PM

Subject:
CN=R2D2 Tech Software LLC, O=R2D2 Tech Software LLC, L=Beaverton, S=Oregon, 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:
7287089BC80B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
10/27/2014 10:48:42 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x7AF6

Entry point:
E8, D8, 40, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, C7, 01, C8, 14, 41, 00, E9, 93, FB, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, C7, 06, C8, 14, 41, 00, E8, 80, FB, FF, FF, F6, 45, 08, 01, 74, 07, 56, E8, 04, EE, FF, FF, 59, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C2, 04, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 57, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, 47, 04, 85, C0, 74, 47, 8D, 50, 08, 80, 3A, 00, 74, 3F, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4E, 04, 3B, C1, 74, 14, 83, C1, 08, 51, 52, E8, 41, 19, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, C0, 74, 04, 33, C0, EB, 24, F6, 06, 02, 74, 05, F6, 07, 08, 74, F2, 8B, 45, 10...
 
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Code size:
62 KB (63,488 bytes)

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