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:
4fcdbd316ebc2892052b613f61ad3a62

SHA-1:
9d4fa93ba9466b819d62f2d6390614a19c273577

SHA-256:
10262694ed1c4bcd16114782eef6df26e907b1e4c9105e498fd518049511f200

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:
12/14/2019 8:55:57 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)

TCP (HTTP):

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