pcperformersetup.exe

PC Performer

Red Balloons Software, LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application pcperformersetup.exe by Red Balloons 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:
Red Balloons Software, LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
PC Performer

Version:
1.12.12.13

MD5:
026fe2f5a7bebec8ecf480e33e310088

SHA-1:
3528ff4a70cd482b1ebb7998bb0c2448d002f9ea

SHA-256:
e21d5061752603aeb209e37dc1f39947ab75c68521d9660ed1057c21e6fcff2a

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 2:54:40 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.5.0

File size:
1.7 MB (1,743,192 bytes)

Product version:
1.12.12.13

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
PC Performer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
11/19/2013 11:13:54 PM

Valid to:
11/19/2014 11:13:54 PM

Subject:
CN="Red Balloons Software, LLC", O="Red Balloons Software, LLC", L=San Francisco, S=California, 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:
2B41EF13399233

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/6/2013 4:17:37 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xAD669

Entry point:
E8, D7, 9D, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 1C, 56, FF, 75, 08, 8D, 4D, E4, E8, 5C, DE, FF, FF, 8B, 45, 10, 8B, 75, 0C, 85, C0, 74, 02, 89, 30, 85, F6, 75, 24, E8, 2C, 1E, 00, 00, C7, 00, 16, 00, 00, 00, E8, 98, 2C, 00, 00, 80, 7D, F0, 00, 74, 07, 8B, 45, EC, 83, 60, 70, FD, 33, C0, E9, E0, 01, 00, 00, 83, 7D, 14, 00, 74, 0C, 83, 7D, 14, 02, 7C, D0, 83, 7D, 14, 24, 7F, CA, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 4D, E4, 53, 8A, 1E, 57, 8D, 7E, 01, 83, B9, AC, 00, 00, 00, 01, 7E, 17, 8D, 45, E4, 50, 0F...
 
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Code size:
916 KB (937,984 bytes)

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