sppd.sys

ClientConnect LTD

The file belongs to the ClientConnect (Conduit/Perion) platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and browser add-ons. The file sppd.sys 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 Windows kernel mode device driver named “SPPD”.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

MD5:
4daa18dd6571dc19547e6852d7fbbf65

SHA-1:
23f8d9ba06812512e5d32f8d3dbe786f0326a2ce

SHA-256:
ac3436ef8ef95c431184ee6bba505b70b868c24583c30d7ba67917ce3bfc09ba

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
1/20/2020 7:18:14 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit.ClientConnect (M)
16.3.7.2

File size:
18.1 KB (18,504 bytes)

File type:
Driver (Win32 SYS)

Common path:
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\sppd.sys

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
2/10/2016 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/11/2017 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=SP2016, 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:
26D4EF6AEEB0F8578EEA54D853CC940C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/2/2016 5:38:48 PM

OS version:
6.3

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Native (none required)

Linker version:
12.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
384:NuYU3BZdbvZ/brfAQ0LO3nYPLdqnOU1QW:IYuV/L3H8W

Entry address:
0x5000

Entry point:
8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, E8, 06, 00, 00, 00, 5D, E9, AE, C2, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 51, 51, A1, 04, 40, 40, 00, B9, 4E, E6, 40, BB, 85, C0, 74, 04, 3B, C1, 75, 18, 0F, 31, 35, 04, 40, 40, 00, 89, 55, FC, A3, 04, 40, 40, 00, 75, 07, 8B, C1, A3, 04, 40, 40, 00, F7, D0, A3, 00, 40, 40, 00, 8B, E5, 5D, C3, 90, 50, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, B2, 53, 00, 00, 0C, 30, 00, 00, 88, 50, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, D4, 53, 00, 00, 04, 30, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00...
 
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Code size:
8 KB (8,192 bytes)

Driver
Display name:
SPPD

Type:
Kernel device driver (KernelDriver)


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