77zipsetup.exe

Installer

MediaTechSoft Inc.

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application 77zipsetup.exe by MediaTechSoft 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:
MediaTechSoft Inc.  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
79da7826a7a731f487e01e9d202315bf

SHA-1:
11f95ace491cdb760f4b053aa8e536f619b6ae89

SHA-256:
db0637fb513abf0f94f29a628f133cfede9537e48b72ad0cc09f04f135d2fb38

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:
12/1/2020 8:04:44 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.2.28.8

File size:
665.3 KB (681,248 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}\77zipsetup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
3/29/2013 6:18:00 PM

Valid to:
3/29/2016 7:18:00 PM

Subject:
CN=MediaTechSoft Inc., O=MediaTechSoft 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:
4B870730DE21B9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/3/2013 10:17:05 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xDD6E

Entry point:
E8, 69, 50, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 90, 22, 42, 00, E8, 1C, 18, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, 69, 52, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 10, 67, 42, 00, BA, 0C, 67, 42, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, 16, E8, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, 0D, E8, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 0B, 18, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 32, 51, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Code size:
111 KB (113,664 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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