videoperformersetup.exe

Windows Installer

ForwardTech Inc

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application videoperformersetup.exe by ForwardTech 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. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.softologicsa.com.
Publisher:
ForwardTech Inc  (signed and verified)

Product:
Windows Installer

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
29a219d0de4da442b44c2f75e4a7f12f

SHA-1:
99250115f0b6f7fdada544fded2047327e239757

SHA-256:
bb195092d0c568b0242f7edbcc245d6a4a5fa0c9306fe47f861b20f0d633b8d7

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 also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
9/27/2020 11:49:05 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.8.21

File size:
801.5 KB (820,696 bytes)

Product version:
15.9.28.27

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
Windows 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 11:46:30 PM

Valid to:
9/11/2015 11:46:30 PM

Subject:
CN=ForwardTech Inc, O=ForwardTech 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:
07BCB9E09D11D2

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/6/2013 10:19:56 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xC01F

Entry point:
E8, DE, 48, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 53, 8B, 5D, 08, 83, FB, E0, 77, 6F, 56, 57, 83, 3D, A0, 45, 42, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, 29, 41, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, 73, 3F, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, B7, 36, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, A0, 45, 42, 00, FF, 15, 54, A0, 41, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, A4, 45, 42, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, 1F, 35, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, 06, 06, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, FF, 05, 00, 00, 89...
 
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Code size:
97.5 KB (99,840 bytes)

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

http://www.softologicsa.com/.../$h9sNW5A3I0IxrTcz?exename=VideoPerformerSetup&cid=4275&g=1&SourceId=366&CreativeId=5089013&SectionId=380439&tid=000049fabaa819af842ab86c97c1250b70e2b

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