cltmngsvc.exe

Search Protect

ClientConnect LTD

The file belongs to the ClientConnect (Conduit/Perion) platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and browser add-ons. The application cltmngsvc.exe 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 separate (within the context of its own process) windows Service named “Search Protect Service”.
Publisher:
Client Connect LTD  (signed by ClientConnect LTD)

Product:
Search Protect

Version:
2.23.30.9

MD5:
5e73aafa008e4531e5199553efb27949

SHA-1:
236d5cd1fe0e27faa1a621679c7351060d9b5743

SHA-256:
dd67ec6a8bac56014de405d1a2fa9903872f9e0fe75e949543b1f801909a601d

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
9/25/2020 9:09:41 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.2.15.7

File size:
3.1 MB (3,274,512 bytes)

Product version:
2.23.30.9

Copyright:
© 2014 ClientConnect Ltd.

Original file name:
SearchProtect (R)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\searchprotect\main\bin\cltmngsvc.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
12/31/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/27/2016 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=Safe Search, 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:
354F4C7E49A131A6E4BF89B253C78A2D

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/13/2015 3:01:19 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x1D3A04

Entry point:
E8, 91, 4B, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 18, 8D, 4D, E8, 53, FF, 75, 0C, E8, C6, FB, FF, FF, 8B, 5D, 08, 81, FB, 00, 01, 00, 00, 73, 60, 8B, 4D, E8, 83, 79, 74, 01, 7E, 14, 8D, 45, E8, 50, 6A, 02, 53, E8, E0, 4C, 01, 00, 8B, 4D, E8, 83, C4, 0C, EB, 0D, 8B, 81, 90, 00, 00, 00, 0F, B7, 04, 58, 83, E0, 02, 85, C0, 74, 1E, 80, 7D, F4, 00, 8B, 81, 98, 00, 00, 00, 0F, B6, 0C, 18, 74, 07, 8B, 45, F0, 83, 60, 70, FD, 8B, C1, E9, D6, 00, 00, 00, 80, 7D, F4, 00, 74, 07, 8B, 4D, F0, 83, 61, 70, FD...
 
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Code size:
2.2 MB (2,309,632 bytes)

Service
Display name:
Search Protect Service

Service name:
CltMngSvc

Description:
This service loads the Search Protector, which maintains your selected Search settings, and enables auto-updates.

Type:
Win32OwnProcess

Depends on:
TermService


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