apisupport.dll

APISupport

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 apisupport.dll by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is set to automatically start when a user logs into Windows via the current user run registry key under the display name ‘APISupport’.
Publisher:
ClientConnect Ltd.  (signed by ClientConnect LTD)

Product:
APISupport

Version:
3.0.3.3

MD5:
c73beab6a0d5fde979be05779c47ee0b

SHA-1:
b8f0e7fd1e11a00d7a04862a5ce4326f93ccb830

SHA-256:
576cf83203ff9227aa70e5a527218649a0ad24a8f461c0acd53a4f674daa16b4

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
10/21/2021 8:25:41 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.3.1.17

File size:
1020.8 KB (1,045,312 bytes)

Product version:
3.0.3.3

Copyright:
© 2014 ClientConnect Ltd.

Original file name:
APISupport

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\tb\apisupport\apisupport.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/3/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/5/2016 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, OU=Trovi TB, O=ClientConnect LTD, L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
43E7738E282F77369A5A4C0ED31A3C9F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/18/2015 11:21:41 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0xA6272

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 0C, 01, 75, 05, E8, 4D, D5, 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, 98, F9, 0E, 10, E8, 6F, 60, 00, 00, 33, C0, 40, 8B, 75, 0C, 85, F6, 75, 0C, 39, 35, A0, 62, 0F, 10, 0F, 84, E4, 00, 00, 00, 83, 65, FC, 00, 83, FE, 01, 74, 05, 83, FE, 02, 75, 35, 8B, 0D, F0, FD, 0C, 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:
819 KB (838,656 bytes)

Startup File (User Run)
Registry location:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Name:
APISupport

Command:
"C:\windows\syswow64\rundll32.exe" "C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\tb\apisupport\apisupport.dll",dllrunapisupport


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