ibsvc.exe

Installer

Performersoft LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application ibsvc.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. It runs as a windows Service named “Updater Service”. While running, it connects to the Internet address www.ibbalance.com on port 443.
Publisher:
Performersoft LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
14.12.8.9

MD5:
75de6c57c174a88774d19f87c15106cc

SHA-1:
791c1e30cb9fd95831665c6ffb4a9e613ea8fa2f

SHA-256:
26152225c37e1967dfa80354b3e744082979fbf1f4167d1a9119ab6084b14764

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 '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 7:25:20 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.7

File size:
556.4 KB (569,792 bytes)

Product version:
14.12.8.9

Copyright:
Copyright 2012

Original file name:
installer.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\ibupdaterservice\ibsvc.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
6/28/2012 1:28:03 AM

Valid to:
6/28/2015 1:28:03 AM

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:
07DAC5F73C6773

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/24/2012 2:04:37 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xC588

Entry point:
E8, AF, 43, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, F0, CB, 41, 00, E8, 52, 1B, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, AC, 45, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, C8, F6, 41, 00, BA, C4, F6, 41, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, 2B, F3, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, 22, F3, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 41, 1B, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 78, 44, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Entropy:
7.6648

Code size:
92 KB (94,208 bytes)

Service
Display name:
Updater Service

Service name:
IBUpdaterService

Type:
Win32ShareProcess


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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