ib_uninstall.exe

Installer

MediaTechSoft Inc.

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application ib_uninstall.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. This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program Delta toolbar by Delta. 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:
3e768a9a71e06adc0b6babb80ea6257a

SHA-1:
e9d6c863e1b3732fcc36cdb6d5a370e981153385

SHA-256:
b454ce449efc0f234a153cb6f4961ecaff7b5669209acadaa911b75896dae838

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 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:
12/1/2020 8:13:40 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.7.13

File size:
657.3 KB (673,088 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:
3/30/2013 2:18:00 AM

Valid to:
3/30/2016 2:18:00 AM

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:
6/20/2013 9:56:56 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xFC2D

Entry point:
E8, AD, 41, 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, A8, 34, 42, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, F8, 39, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, 42, 38, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 41, 25, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, A8, 34, 42, 00, FF, 15, A0, C0, 41, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, A4, 34, 42, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, 91, 18, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, 63, 18, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, 5C, 18, 00, 00, 89...
 
[+]

Entropy:
7.7072  (probably packed)

Code size:
108 KB (110,592 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
Delta toolbar

Display publisher:
Delta

Display version:
1.8.21.5

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

TCP (HTTP):

Remove ib_uninstall.exe - Powered by Reason Core Security