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 77zip. 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:
1af003dc42d675452c6b701f4d2625ae

SHA-1:
c427802784096b86e7720337a2d50ca07fe2b1ae

SHA-256:
6e26e9e2b553ac854dbb782d4e590d13f5b624f55b70374aa23d220b1495564e

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:
10/21/2021 6:39:15 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.12.18

File size:
782.8 KB (801,632 bytes)

Product version:
15.9.28.27

Copyright:
Copyright 2012

Original file name:
installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Common path:
C:\Program Files\uninstall information\ib\97\3867\ib_uninstall.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
11/2/2012 5:20:37 AM

Valid to:
11/2/2015 5:20:37 AM

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 PM

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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Entropy:
7.7797  (probably packed)

Code size:
107 KB (109,568 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
77zip

Uninstall string:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Uninstall Information\Ib\97\3867\ib_uninstall.exe" /PUninstall="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\77zip" /reg=32


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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