PDFConverterSetup.exe

Elephant Tech Software LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application PDFConverterSetup.exe by Elephant 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. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.softiappspeed.com.
Publisher:
PDFConverter  (signed by Elephant Tech Software LLC)

Product:
PDFConverter

Version:
14.8.31.13

MD5:
30ae3cfeac5d6a78e6c4a46925084184

SHA-1:
c1c9b36cac243465e6ca69943d9f181344f61bd7

SHA-256:
96457aec666873f663923246d4155ebdaf0b8dc2706e52472422a32fe1fb9d03

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:
5/27/2022 1:21:51 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.13.3

File size:
1.2 MB (1,293,224 bytes)

Product version:
14.8.31.13

Copyright:
Copyright 2014

Original file name:
PDFConverterSetup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2013 10:14:46 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 10:14:46 PM

Subject:
CN=Elephant Tech Software LLC, O=Elephant 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:
2B2D0084486599

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/20/2014 10:24:30 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x1A81F

Entry point:
E8, 30, 6D, FF, FF, E9, 2B, 9D, FE, FF, C7, 01, 64, B5, 41, 00, E9, B8, 64, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, C7, 06, 64, B5, 41, 00, E8, A5, 64, FF, FF, F6, 45, 08, 01, 74, 07, 56, E8, 69, 20, FF, FF, 59, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C2, 04, 00, 8B, 51, 10, 56, 8B, 32, 8D, 41, 48, 3B, F0, 74, 12, 89, 71, 3C, 8B, 71, 30, 8B, 36, 57, 8B, 79, 20, 03, 37, 5F, 89, 71, 40, 89, 02, 8B, 51, 20, 89, 02, 8B, D1, 2B, D0, 8B, 41, 30, 83, C2, 49, 89, 10, 5E, C3, B8, 60, 3A, 42, 00, C3, C7, 45, FC, FF, FF, FF, FF, B8, F6, 2F...
 
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Code size:
102.5 KB (104,960 bytes)

The file PDFConverterSetup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.softiappspeed.com/.../$gOEjdZA3YANoiC8Q?cid=4448&cert=ets

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