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:
d5ff7f470824abb69f542e4ac7d47bb0

SHA-1:
8745406b65357e2889850f4177fb8ee3bb4c529a

SHA-256:
e894b94f724aec85145e9eed9fe81383beef7515cfbd973215a039b826df28f8

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
12/6/2020 12:28:45 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
16.8.25.19

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 3:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/11/2017 2:59:59 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:
8/18/2016 9:39:47 AM

OS version:
6.3

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Native (none required)

Linker version:
12.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
192:iIDYhCd7i/WSJzGcWp2Rw1PikY+aqq0SP9R9fUdLdznYe+PjPsNQy0m3nwBjtlAu:iuYhCd9bVfzq0E5cXznYPLdqnOUJw

Entry address:
0x5000

Entry point:
8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, E8, 06, 00, 00, 00, 5D, E9, 8A, 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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Entropy:
6.8346

Code size:
8 KB (8,192 bytes)

Driver
Display name:
SPPD

Type:
Kernel device driver (KernelDriver)


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