ClientConnect LTD

Publisher Information

ClientConnect LTD is a software developer located in Ness Ziona, Israel*. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. ClientConnect is the division of browser toolbars and web browser extensions that was formed out of the merger of Conduit and Perion. Perion effectively took over Conduit's toolbar development and distribution business now named ClientConnect ("Conduit will spin off its Client Connect business, which includes its monetization and distribution platform for publishers and developers."). ClientConnect is the current distribution source of various bundlers including Search Protect and SweetPacks Toolbar. Thre are 30 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
4/29/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/30/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=SPStub, 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:
36ac210d3412c8646eb3f4c8ee541402

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ClientConnect.G, Threat.Conduit.Installer, PUP.ClientConnect.J, PUP.ClientConnect.H, PUP.ClientConnect.F, PUP.Installer.ClientConnect.H, PUP.Conduit.ClientConnect.Installer (M), PUP.Conduit.ClientConnect (M)
96.77%

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4786236, Conduit
80.65%

AVG
Generic
80.65%

Dr.Web
Adware.Conduit.101
77.42%

ESET NOD32
Win32/Conduit.SearchProtect (variant), Win32/ClientConnect (variant)
70.97%

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.Conduit, Trojan.Win32.ClientConnect, PUA.Win32.ClientConnect, PUA.Win32.Conduit.bSearchProtect, PUA.Win32.Conduit.BSearchProtect
64.52%

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.ClientConnect, PUA.Conduit.SearchProtect
48.39%

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GE.3FE2D460, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0806, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0820, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0817, TROJ_GEN.R02SH07JL14, TROJ_GEN.R047H07KN14
41.94%

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Conduit.deinwc, Riskware.Win32.Conduit.ddwbvh, Riskware.Win32.Conduit.deihaz
35.48%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit.A, PUP.Optional.SearchProtect.A
32.26%

1 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (c252604d5c60a18f20926dc5bf6b71be)

1 / 68      (Adware)
stubutils.dll  (740ec1f8d28ee4da0bb57fee2cbae0bc)

1 / 68      (Adware)
spnocrc.exe (by gram Company)  (9f0182b31a6a24859a01ade348ae0f15)

1 / 68      (Adware)
sp-downloader.exe (by ClientConnect)  (3ef005a5786eb1e9cceefb7828e43aea)

15 / 68    (Adware)
optin.php (by Six days Company 2014)  (12140c92264821f3f0b1bb9f047282b4)

36 / 68    (Adware)
spnocrc.exe (by MGMA consulting)  (89e2c36f8c7e564552966bce395be860)

9 / 68      (Adware)
159a2840-sample (by SKjuNw897XevMIi)  (1f6a5fab5b2edc8af9e089886bfdb5d8)

19 / 68    (Adware)
tmpdd05.exe (by Client Connect)  (a830f5beee1a3152adcfcee75809c1e5)

7 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe  (9b06f8ce63aa673fc30eae185368d1e2)

17 / 68    (Adware)
optin.php (by home business)  (c555322cc04055f3770e628ddee8a8e9)

7 / 68      (Adware)
stubutils.dll  (1f8007fa20ebd6f07ddd6fa564725869)

11 / 68    (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (4b07b45cbb7dde9b1a40b6ed5bb8d7df)

11 / 68    (Adware)
nsj3a45.exe (by the 3 day Company 2014)  (6eb9560107cfb0b80765e25847df26f7)

27 / 68    (Adware)
spnocrc.exe (by Company 2014)  (33bf0b98a9608191b974866c08f04db6)

9 / 68      (Adware)
spnocrc.exe (by the 4 day Company 2014)  (66efccb588e5f42768d75a1fd15a3bfd)

8 / 68      (Adware)
nsd64a9.exe (by the 1 day Company 2014)  (864cf09bb8d8990b1cae6ea05993e2f4)

9 / 68      (Adware)
setup1201760.exe (by ClientConnect)  (add8a127ac763d14689cb270214bee4d)

7 / 68      (Adware)
stubutils.dll  (e8e09b0aac3e5bbe5c063c2a151f284e)

10 / 68    (Adware)
nsw13.exe (by Client Connect)  (ae9dc93c1788422a2affa1f804f498a6)

7 / 68      (Adware)
nswc5d6.exe (by Five o'clock Company 2014)  (abe89486ae00468e7e2ba29bfe059c35)

6 / 68      (Adware)
stubutils.dll  (06af97f4d725237b494cb3d5ac314335)

9 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (2c9c3953842de6e7607e62c8d422be9e)

7 / 68      (Adware)
stubutils.dll  (540e0e72788917bf2687ce31fc9853d2)

8 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (a90faa6449a4beca4466564510991bb1)

8 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (6fd673efd6e4d460318c4f9ee43367c8)

7 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (cb216aa50479aafaaaa3f69262417a9b)

6 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (b101dd27c79ade265e2704efd28e9d67)

5 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (7e0c7aa5286f59421eb76931509d2b38)

6 / 68      (Adware)
spstub.exe (by Client Connect)  (accff193bf83ca1d84fc8cd72d263fb9)

1 / 68      (Adware)
sp-downloader.exe (by ClientConnect)  (0b813086a3400aafa1639d08823fbd46)

 
Latest 30 of 31 files

Downloads URLs for files signed by ClientConnect LTD.

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

9 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
http://sp-storage.spccinta.com/.../spstub.vtsafe.exe  (c25e1b4f2bb13f24ffcfb66342d895f6)

11 / 68    (Adware)
https://sp-storage.spccinta.com//.../spstub.exe  (4b07b45cbb7dde9b1a40b6ed5bb8d7df)

7 / 68      (Adware)
http://sp-storage.spccinta.com/.../spstub.exe  (cb216aa50479aafaaaa3f69262417a9b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
https://sp-storage.conduit-services.com/sp-downloader.exe  (0b813086a3400aafa1639d08823fbd46)

9 / 68      (Adware)
https://sp-storage.spccinta.com//sp-downloader.exe  (add8a127ac763d14689cb270214bee4d)

8 / 68      (Adware)
https://sp-storage.conduit-services.com/.../spstub.exe  (6fd673efd6e4d460318c4f9ee43367c8)

1 / 68      (Adware)

9 / 68      (Adware)
https://sp-storage.spccint.com/sp-downloader.exe  (add8a127ac763d14689cb270214bee4d)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

10 / 68    (Adware)
http://c-sp-storage.spccint.com/stub/.../Stub.exe  (ae9dc93c1788422a2affa1f804f498a6)

1 / 68      (Adware)
https://sp-storage.spccinta.com/sp-downloader.exe  (0b813086a3400aafa1639d08823fbd46)

1 / 68      (Adware)

Top-level domains owned by ClientConnect LTD.

The following websites host and distribute files published by ClientConnect LTD.

The certificates below are also signed by ClientConnect LTD.

354F4C7E49A131A6E4BF89B253C78A2D  (Dec 30, 2014 to Dec 26, 2016)

07A465C6BD7A554BCBAC4E39D5889DAF  (Nov 23, 2014 to Nov 23, 2016)

6E08571F7C2C630E2F418F38E3B31674  (Jul 30, 2014 to Jul 31, 2016)

3215FFC06E15A37E45F6521CECC8C3BD  (Jul 09, 2014 to Jul 10, 2016)

552491364DFD4261C3C5D20F5503F94C  (Jun 19, 2014 to Jun 20, 2016)

41E7062BC1FD079BD90453D7B130730C  (Jun 15, 2014 to Jun 16, 2016)

2212C4948383813DC0714A0028280207  (May 27, 2014 to May 28, 2016)

123F28AFC6155B8A2D814F4215DA7FE6  (May 13, 2014 to May 14, 2016)

66CB8C3D79A78302BD990C405680DC66  (May 03, 2014 to May 04, 2016)

357FA61D34F8AE335CF8503CC5025801  (Feb 04, 2014 to Feb 06, 2016)

10 of 30 code signing certificates issued

The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.

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* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to ClientConnect LTD by Symantec Corporation on April 29, 2014 with the serial number '36ac210d3412c8646eb3f4c8ee541402'.