videoperformersetup.exe

Installer

YellowSoft Inc

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application videoperformersetup.exe by YellowSoft Inc 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. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder. While running, it connects to the Internet address www.ibbalance.com on port 443.
Publisher:
YellowSoft Inc  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
9c5748e121bc1618116fbf94c038f382

SHA-1:
48ece255e9149097b75823dcf85a6313a1c67f47

SHA-256:
fe620d1f34b6eebc40ecd9969ff227835ecea711a65b5a4f9babd934a1fad9ca

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:
12/14/2019 9:51:59 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.15.18

File size:
649.1 KB (664,632 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}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\videoperformersetup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

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

Valid to:
9/11/2015 11:45:31 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:
1/29/2013 12:14:03 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x1EE48

Entry point:
E8, 8D, 49, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 28, 34, 43, 00, E8, 22, 18, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, 8A, 4B, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, F8, 77, 43, 00, BA, F4, 77, 43, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, 8C, E5, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, 83, E5, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 11, 18, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 56, 4A, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Code size:
172.5 KB (176,640 bytes)

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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