CodecPerformerSetup.exe

Forty Seven Tech Software LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application CodecPerformerSetup.exe by Forty Seven Tech Software 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.
Publisher:
CodecPerformer  (signed by Forty Seven Tech Software LLC)

Product:
CodecPerformer

Version:
14.10.14.23

MD5:
f2f4eef0eaba4a1327b0f972f05215a4

SHA-1:
bc4ff9780d96c8c61bf3aaae267d513e8ccbee59

SHA-256:
189404959d911d2d422146b02166b835ec6632b1b66f96faf0171e9a22e5a0b4

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 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
12/1/2020 8:00:55 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.15.13

File size:
1.2 MB (1,273,920 bytes)

Product version:
14.10.14.23

Copyright:
Copyright 2014

Original file name:
CodecPerformerSetup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2013 5:13:53 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 5:13:53 PM

Subject:
CN=Forty Seven Tech Software LLC, O=Forty Seven 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:
27C178FAD33D6A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/10/2014 10:13:39 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x71B1

Entry point:
E8, BC, D4, FF, FF, E9, FE, B4, 00, 00, C7, 01, 80, B5, 41, 00, E9, DB, 5E, 00, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, F1, C7, 06, 80, B5, 41, 00, E8, C8, 5E, 00, 00, F6, 45, 08, 01, 74, 07, 56, E8, 86, 6F, 00, 00, 59, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C2, 04, 00, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 10, 6A, 00, FF, 15, E0, B1, 41, 00, 89, 45, F0, 8B, 45, F0, 50, FF, 15, 00, B0, 41, 00, 89, 45, F8, 68, 5E, 03, 00, 00, 6A, 05, 8B, 4D, F8, 51, FF, 15, 14, B0, 41, 00, 89, 45, FC, 8B, 55, FC, 52, 8B, 45, F8, 50, FF, 15, 18, B0, 41, 00, 6A, 02, FF, 15...
 
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Entropy:
7.7100  (probably packed)

Code size:
102.5 KB (104,960 bytes)

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