installer.exe

Installer

Performersoft LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The file installer.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:
Performersoft LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
69f857e2f64d9c06341ca51c7047aa31

SHA-1:
d53b32777228e25e6e02b1e60ed5fba6d1212f36

SHA-256:
6e54dcfd3b4dd083c60937e9b666c6e216fb3b1da391eca25310b1009442ed1b

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 8:23:59 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.13

File size:
579.2 KB (593,056 bytes)

Product version:
15.9.28.27

Copyright:
Copyright 2012

Original file name:
installer.exe

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\ibupdaterservice\trz2006.tmp

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
6/28/2012 4:28:03 AM

Valid to:
6/28/2015 4:28:03 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:
3/28/2013 10:06:56 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xCE6D

Entry point:
E8, 7B, 4F, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 90, 12, 42, 00, E8, 8D, 17, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, 78, 51, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 10, 57, 42, 00, BA, 0C, 57, 42, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, 27, E8, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, 1E, E8, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 7C, 17, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 44, 50, 00, 00, 59, C3, 66, 0F, EF, C0, 51, 53...
 
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Entropy:
7.7526  (probably packed)

Code size:
106.5 KB (109,056 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)

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