dmwu.exe

ClientConnect LTD

The file belongs to the ClientConnect (Conduit/Perion) platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and browser add-ons. The application dmwu.exe by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It runs as a separate (within the context of its own process) windows Service named “IBUpdaterService”.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

MD5:
003995f28a0b7e58d261bb316579b79a

SHA-1:
cb907c8689399285f7e09c068f5d11ff028afe00

SHA-256:
89178f2a87023c02b9a9f5d4788e0e965e95659b692a27c44aa454d7ddde5550

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Part of the Conduit/ClientConnect toolbar/extension distribution.

Analysis date:
8/12/2020 8:43:06 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.2.1.12

File size:
2.9 MB (3,007,952 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win64 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Windows\System32\dmwu.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
7/9/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/10/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=Guardbox, O=ClientConnect LTD, L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA, OU=Symantec Trust Network, O=Symantec Corporation, C=US

Serial number:
3215FFC06E15A37E45F6521CECC8C3BD

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/17/2016 1:01:55 PM

OS version:
5.2

OS bitness:
Win64

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x1B7A50

Entry point:
48, 83, EC, 28, E8, 3B, 05, 00, 00, 48, 83, C4, 28, E9, 26, FD, FF, FF, FF, 25, A0, 03, 02, 00, FF, 25, AA, 03, 02, 00, FF, 25, DC, 03, 02, 00, FF, 25, DE, 03, 02, 00, FF, 25, 00, 04, 02, 00, FF, 25, 12, 04, 02, 00, FF, 25, 24, 02, 02, 00, FF, 25, 0E, 02, 02, 00, FF, 25, 00, 02, 02, 00, FF, 25, F2, 01, 02, 00, FF, 25, E4, 01, 02, 00, FF, 25, D6, 01, 02, 00, FF, 25, C8, 01, 02, 00, FF, 25, 2A, 00, 02, 00, FF, 25, 2C, 00, 02, 00, FF, 25, 2E, 00, 02, 00, FF, 25, 30, 00, 02, 00, FF, 25, 32, 00, 02, 00, FF, 25...
 
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Code size:
1.8 MB (1,922,048 bytes)

Service
Display name:
IBUpdaterService

Type:
Win32OwnProcess


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