ib_uninstall.exe

Installer

We Code Good Inc.

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application ib_uninstall.exe by We Code Good 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. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program PDF Speed Converter. While running, it connects to the Internet address www.ibbalance.com on port 443.
Publisher:
We Code Good Inc.  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
cdd7568f1e2ce78795a0ab6b83a2c543

SHA-1:
63151d7bd2a6f216e64a1ad7e1c0f02008174f9b

SHA-256:
5f952dc0ecac1f2f41f98c68e39705d7a2e5c45d2a9bc24ea7b4cd282b399918

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:
10/21/2021 7:02:17 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.12

File size:
776.9 KB (795,552 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:\Program Files\uninstall information\ib\97\3868\ib_uninstall.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
11/1/2012 6:20:37 PM

Valid to:
11/1/2015 6:20:37 PM

Subject:
CN=We Code Good Inc., O=We Code Good 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:
4EEF3A85620395

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/3/2013 6:51:48 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xC2CD

Entry point:
E8, 56, 53, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 53, 8B, 5D, 08, 83, FB, E0, 77, 6F, 56, 57, 83, 3D, 28, 77, 42, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, A1, 4B, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, EB, 49, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, B1, 2F, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, 28, 77, 42, 00, FF, 15, 48, C0, 41, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, 2C, 77, 42, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, C7, 2D, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, 23, 1E, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, 1C, 1E, 00, 00, 89...
 
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Code size:
107 KB (109,568 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
PDF Speed Converter

Display version:
1.0

Uninstall string:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Uninstall Information\Ib\97\3868\ib_uninstall.exe" /PUninstall="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EC38DB84-B902-4F2D-92D7-297E4E3A0A2A}_is


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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