videoperformersetup.exe

Installer

Performersoft LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application videoperformersetup.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. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.softologicsa.com. 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:
cda27ef81629afd2d07d5defefbcb638

SHA-1:
f06cc04b65c24d6f3d7c85195ca2e528dcf10564

SHA-256:
657180d3889ac62ecc226c86d29a5b014dbc789f68b4cf48cf0f07673b25a51e

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 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:
10/21/2021 7:13:52 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.16.2

File size:
799.5 KB (818,688 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:\users\{user}\downloads\videoperformersetup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
6/27/2012 5:28:03 PM

Valid to:
6/27/2015 5:28:03 PM

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:
10/2/2013 11:18:58 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xD43D

Entry point:
E8, 9F, 42, 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, C4, 44, 42, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, EA, 3A, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, 34, 39, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 31, 26, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, C4, 44, 42, 00, FF, 15, 4C, A0, 41, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, C8, 44, 42, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, 81, 19, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, 53, 19, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, 4C, 19, 00, 00, 89...
 
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Code size:
98 KB (100,352 bytes)

The file videoperformersetup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.softologicsa.com/.../$uuw0fplsZA5lmiwD?exename=VideoPerformerSetup&cid=3615&SourceId=355&CreativeId=21547506&LineItemId=7158190&PublisherId=0&SectionId=3168060&tid=000103b8ef6558ad84725aebf2035e08152e8

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):

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