nsgbutils.dll

Guardbox

ClientConnect LTD

The file belongs to the ClientConnect (Conduit/Perion) platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and browser add-ons. The module nsgbutils.dll by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory.
Publisher:
ClientConnect Ltd.  (signed by ClientConnect LTD)

Product:
Guardbox

Version:
1.0.0.1

MD5:
1489c7bd8378e06c1063bbf5af8ba6bf

SHA-1:
cc7a25e3a2cc6cf78de539bd418df95d8ce01593

SHA-256:
0b76bf847ea3ddce0b240a17a6269d7ece0cf5ef36c802043026852976e88d55

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
8/13/2020 1:12:00 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.2.8.7

File size:
589.5 KB (603,600 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.1

Copyright:
© 2014 ClientConnect Ltd.

Original file name:
nsGBUtil.dll

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\nsgbutils.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
7/9/2014 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/10/2016 2:59:59 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:
12/7/2014 5:21:27 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x39621

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 0C, 01, 75, 05, E8, 2C, 9C, 00, 00, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 0C, FF, 75, 08, E8, 07, 00, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 5D, C2, 0C, 00, 6A, 0C, 68, 30, A7, 07, 10, E8, 60, 68, 00, 00, 33, C0, 40, 8B, 75, 0C, 85, F6, 75, 0C, 39, 35, D0, 89, 08, 10, 0F, 84, E4, 00, 00, 00, 83, 65, FC, 00, 83, FE, 01, 74, 05, 83, FE, 02, 75, 35, 8B, 0D, 0C, 9D, 06, 10, 85, C9, 74, 0C, FF, 75, 10, 56, FF, 75, 08, FF, D1, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 0F, 84, B1, 00, 00, 00, FF, 75, 10, 56, FF, 75, 08, E8, 11, FE, FF, FF, 89, 45, E4...
 
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Entropy:
6.4074

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
408 KB (417,792 bytes)

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