sptool.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 sptool.dll by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
Client Connect LTD  (signed by ClientConnect LTD)

Product:
Guardbox

Version:
2.17.1.22

MD5:
510acca378f649e91d189e7d9b36a026

SHA-1:
f4af367dd8a060e374b4ea53dbee508756017afb

SHA-256:
2588255990b4b2a7b62c5a2d9fadd6ddcdd23bf7ba0f6c4e95a68ffab0388cf7

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
1/18/2020 4:52:08 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.1.8.1

File size:
2.6 MB (2,685,904 bytes)

Product version:
2.17.1.22

Copyright:
© 2014 ClientConnect Ltd.

Original file name:
Guardbox (R)

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\guardboxengine\main\bin\sptool.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
7/8/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/9/2016 8:59:59 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:
8/31/2014 5:35:37 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x1623E0

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 0C, 01, 75, 05, E8, 94, B3, 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, C0, 35, 25, 10, E8, 21, 87, 00, 00, 33, C0, 40, 8B, 75, 0C, 85, F6, 75, 0C, 39, 35, 8C, 0A, 26, 10, 0F, 84, E4, 00, 00, 00, 83, 65, FC, 00, 83, FE, 01, 74, 05, 83, FE, 02, 75, 35, 8B, 0D, E8, 89, 1A, 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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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
1.6 MB (1,701,888 bytes)

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