driverperformersetup.exe

InstallBrain Installer

Performersoft LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application driverperformersetup.exe by Performersoft has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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:
InstallBrain  (signed by Performersoft LLC)

Product:
InstallBrain Installer

Version:
14,1,1,3

MD5:
c7d88e7302f859b65e59df6253c116ab

SHA-1:
1fd5fc0f8f407aca76482cef5db040d496921e1a

SHA-256:
492b1b6895c7aace5d0d4a05169866246175dcb5b178a8fdedcad6c440e7c369

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
12/6/2021 2:41:35 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.9

File size:
365 KB (373,728 bytes)

Product version:
14,1,1,3

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Trademarks:
InstallBrain

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
7/13/2011 3:38:26 PM

Valid to:
6/25/2012 8:20:46 PM

Subject:
CN=Performersoft LLC, O=Performersoft LLC, 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:
277B96F94D20C1

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/5/2012 3:52:16 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x120ED0

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 90, 4D, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 80, F2, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 26, E5, 11, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, C1, 7E, 04, 00, 56, 83, C3, 04, 53, 50, C7, 03, 03, 00, 02, 00, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 55, 57, 56, 53, 83, EC, 7C, 8B, 94, 24, 90, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 74, 00, 00, 00, 00, C6, 44, 24, 73, 00, 8B, AC, 24, 9C, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 42, 04, 89, 44, 24, 78, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 0F, B6, 4A, 02, 89, C3, D3, E3, 89, D9, 49, 89, 4C, 24, 6C, 0F, B6, 4A...
 
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Entropy:
7.6986

Code size:
292 KB (299,008 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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