dnkt.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 dnkt.exe by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

MD5:
4967e5db069ef64eb43b8aa97fa3bdc5

SHA-1:
3859fc03fa924ef5d9831e3f34b9dc04f61c732c

SHA-256:
2a1da8d18c68437424f4b8401019331e2ee0fe5027bc72ba716e24ea9ef78522

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
8/13/2020 2:02:58 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.2.27.11

File size:
900.5 KB (922,064 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win64 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Windows\System32\tprb\dnkt.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
7/8/2014 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/9/2016 4:59:59 PM

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 4:10:58 AM

OS version:
5.2

OS bitness:
Win64

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x7B960

Entry point:
48, 83, EC, 28, E8, 6B, 05, 00, 00, 48, 83, C4, 28, E9, 9E, FD, FF, FF, FF, 25, 78, BD, 00, 00, FF, 25, A2, BD, 00, 00, CC, CC, 48, 89, 5C, 24, 10, 44, 89, 44, 24, 18, 48, 89, 4C, 24, 08, 56, 57, 41, 54, 48, 83, EC, 40, 49, 8B, F1, 41, 8B, F8, 4C, 8B, E2, 48, 8B, D9, FF, CF, 89, 7C, 24, 70, 78, 0F, 49, 2B, DC, 48, 89, 5C, 24, 60, 48, 8B, CB, FF, D6, EB, E9, EB, 00, 48, 8B, 5C, 24, 68, 48, 83, C4, 40, 41, 5C, 5F, 5E, C3, CC, CC, 48, 8B, C4, 4C, 89, 48, 20, 44, 89, 40, 18, 48, 89, 50, 10, 53, 56, 57, 41, 54...
 
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Entropy:
6.2120

Code size:
536 KB (548,864 bytes)

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