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. 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:
8e217c94e896a622338b7ceba92fde77

SHA-1:
59fb1b1f7197fdb7a6e17e3bbbeca0892308db7b

SHA-256:
96d380de8f50636d68d73abce01124a6fa781a90b0d666591088459dc7d172db

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:
12/1/2020 8:24:20 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.2.25.2

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}\downloads\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)

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