videoperformersetup.exe

Video Performer

Green Tech Software LLC

This is part of a Performersoft product, a 'PC optimzation' application that provides minimal benifits and may have been bundled by a third party installer. The application videoperformersetup.exe by Green Tech Software has been detected as adware by 24 anti-malware scanners. It bundles additional offers, mostly adware, using the InstallBrain installer, a pay-per-install monetization download manager. InstallBrain will also install a background updater service that will update any installed browser add-ons and plug-ins.
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Publisher:
Green Tech Software LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Video Performer

Version:
1.18.2.14

MD5:
f1df503397750dd2bac9c70f6712d79a

SHA-1:
8ec1f2e182f2bf667ca1e4c61167da2560414d39

SHA-256:
9f6a73cf992a183e07518ec95000e4eff37d4d8dfeb989a729a2017d2c91ea44

Scanner detections:
24 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
12/5/2016 1:38:07 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.D
911

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.InstallBrain
7.1.1

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallBrain.Gen
7.11.137.132

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
140608-0

AVG
Adware InstallBrain.A
2014.0.3955

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.D
1.0.20.1095

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallBrain.BE
18069

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1988
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallBrain.BH potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain
11.2014-07-08_5

G Data
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain
14.8.24

IKARUS anti.virus
AdWare.InstallBrain
t3scan.1.6.1.0

Jiangmin
AdWare/BrainInst.edv
KV140807

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.177.11922

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.177.11922

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallBrain
v2014.06.10.08

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.InstallBrain.D
15.0.0.657

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Downware.cstqny
0.28.0.58394

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.10.08

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM06.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.GreenTechSoftware.T
14.8.7.17

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.SmartInstaller!1.9EA6
23.00.65.14608

Sophos
InstallBrain
4.98

VIPRE Antivirus
InstallBrain
27478

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File size:
2.1 MB (2,150,672 bytes)

Product version:
1.18.2.14

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
Video Performer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2013 4:15:01 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 4:15:01 PM

Subject:
CN=Green Tech Software LLC, O=Green 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:
2B856416CAA762

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/25/2013 10:21:41 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:A7VBk+u09t/W0Gif4cNRaTmyWKY4qIXrTX1/L29Gbi6o:iBqoW0Gy4cNyWKY0TX1/2

Entry address:
0xED725

Entry point:
E8, 4E, B4, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 57, 56, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, A0, 01, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 72, 1C, 83, 3D, 60, C0, 58, 00, 00, 74, 13, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 05, E9, 2D, 5B, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, 14, C1, E9, 02, 83, E2, 03, 83, F9, 08, 72, 29, F3, A5, FF, 24, 95, A0, D8, 4E, 00, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9, 04, 72, 0C, 83, E0, 03, 03, C8, FF, 24, 85, B4...
 
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Entropy:
6.7242

Code size:
1.2 MB (1,239,552 bytes)

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

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