9f3f94c7053378944c010be0d4f632265392face4c35e61576255fd2d5085d19

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 9f3f94c7053378944c010be0d4f632265392face4c35e61576255fd2d5085d19 by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 12 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.dmccint.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

MD5:
76418699901fdd7cd3f20eeec57fa396

SHA-1:
e245e9a812c9478646077195d5c5d484eb349393

SHA-256:
9f3f94c7053378944c010be0d4f632265392face4c35e61576255fd2d5085d19

Scanner detections:
12 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles the Conduit Toolbar and/or Conduit Search Protect.

Analysis date:
9/26/2021 11:06:00 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

avast!
Win32:Adware-BRM [PUP]
2014.9-150603

AVG
Generic
2016.0.3089

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.ClientConnect
4.0.3.1563

Dr.Web
Adware.Conduit.87
9.0.1.0154

ESET NOD32
Win32/ClientConnect (variant)
9.10687

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Toolbar_Conduit
6/3/2015

G Data
Win32.Application.Conduit
15.6.24

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.1941

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.ClientConnect
v2015.06.03.08

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit.Installer
15.6.3.20

Sophos
Generic PUA OC
4.98

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
34588

File size:
656.3 KB (672,072 bytes)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
5/13/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/14/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=APN2014, 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:
123F28AFC6155B8A2D814F4215DA7FE6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 8:19:59 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:eE+3kBvgm2Rd+Vz8UOIvpoU5F6MQy7mvFzXf+oJzxt5HRH:e1UBvgm1z7OI35odpFSoJ5xH

Entry address:
0x39E3

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 37, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 93, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 93, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 19, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 07, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9295

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
28 KB (28,672 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cms.dmccint.com  (23.67.242.80:80)

 
http://cms.dmccint.com/DynamicOffer/22500721/22521844/?mainofferId=22497287&CurrentStep=2&TotalSteps=4&DownloadBrowser=IE&CType=-1&UserMode=-1&DMVersion=1.3.2.25.22520710.01&Language=US-EN