videoperformersetup.exe

Installer

YellowSoft Inc

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application videoperformersetup.exe by YellowSoft Inc has been detected as adware by 47 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the InstallBrain installer. According to AVG, this software downloads additional adware offers during setup. While running, it connects to the Internet address 169.54.33.142-static.reverse.softlayer.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
YellowSoft Inc  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
c256dbb4fa2a00d3e617b658dbd3f532

SHA-1:
4856dda8dd68bcac7b3376f90de76ff5c2d66722

SHA-256:
15490685801784e6ff2b083c9c09f57524cf6a0a69e116cb1d06924c4f192588

Scanner detections:
47 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the InstallBrain monetization platform from iBario to deliver bundled adware both search toolbars and PC optimizers from Performersoft.

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:
5/24/2018 10:58:06 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.A
5627563

Agnitum Outpost
Adware.BrainInst
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
Adware/Win32.BrainInst
15.06.02

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallBrain.Gen
7.11.144.202

Antiy Labs AVL
AdWare/Win32.BrainInst
2.0.3.7

Arcabit
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.A
1.0.0.425

avast!
Win32:Installer-AB [PUP]
150531-1

AVG
Potentially harmful program Skodna.Downloader
2016.0.3090

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.Agent
4.0.3.1562

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.A
1.0.20.765

Bkav FE
W32.HfsAdware
1.3.0.6379

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Installbrain-536
0.98/19922

Commtouch SDK
W32/IBrain.D.gen!Eldorado
5.4.1.7

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallBrain.AE
18153

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1295
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain
10.0.0.5366

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallBrain.W potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/InstallBrain.OP
6/2/2015

F-Prot
W32/IBrain.D.gen
4.6.5.141

F-Secure
Riskware.Application.Bundler.InstallBrain
5.14.151

G Data
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain
15.6.24

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.InstallBrain
t3scan.2.2.29

Jiangmin
AdWare/BrainInst.ae
KV150602

K7 AntiVirus
Adware
13.176.11847

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Adware
13.176.11847

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.BrainInst
15.0.0.543

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

Malwarebytes
Adware.InstallBrain
v2015.06.02.06

McAfee
Artemis!838D319E4178
5600.6746

McAfee Web Gateway
BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.jc
7.6746

Microsoft Security Essentials
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.C
1.10502

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.A
16.0.0.459

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.BrainInst.ctnrdg
0.28.0.59492

Norman
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.A
03.12.2014 13:20:04

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.BrainInst.633368
14.08.22.01

Panda Antivirus
PUP/Ibups
15.06.02.06

Quick Heal
TrojanDownloader.Brantall.A5
6.15.12.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft.Bundler
15.6.2.18

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.InstallBrain!6.1756
23.00.65.15531

Sophos
PUA 'InstallBrain'
5.14

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.InstallBrain/Variant
9837

Total Defense
Win32/Tnega.DaQCcf
37.0.10894

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0302
7.2.153

Trend Micro
TROJ_DOWNLOADER_DD30056D.UVPA
10.465.02

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.BrainInst
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallBrain
28530

Zillya! Antivirus
Adware.BrainInst.Win32.36
2.0.0.1784

File size:
602.3 KB (616,728 bytes)

Product version:
15.9.28.27

Copyright:
Copyright 2012

Original file name:
installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
9/11/2012 10:45:31 PM

Valid to:
9/11/2015 10:45:31 PM

Subject:
CN=YellowSoft Inc, O=YellowSoft 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:
4EC8FFEF413CDC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/11/2013 5:46:02 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:bhtpcu2iZQlGFZCXF4cdNdQQ/bGuyv6lsRIcqBTNVMk1RrAoEY549IkqEOc14Nj:pilg24cdQQ/wv6lsCpJNV/X49IkqEOXV

Entry address:
0x163E7

Entry point:
E8, 8F, 41, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, E0, 82, 42, 00, E8, F3, 17, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, 8C, 43, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 0C, C5, 42, 00, BA, 08, C5, 42, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, CD, EA, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, C4, EA, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, E2, 17, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 58, 42, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Entropy:
7.7441  (probably packed)

Code size:
135.5 KB (138,752 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-54-235-159-97.compute-1.amazonaws.com  (54.235.159.97:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to 169.54.33.142-static.reverse.softlayer.com  (169.54.33.142:80)

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