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:
3.0.3.67

MD5:
734414e94c52909ddcdeb9eedc3c2bfc

SHA-1:
65d90ea238cfd18b561d1f77014e7efc90855887

SHA-256:
d64f5d281a1948e8bc08d33e8a6cd6dea83eb01445e4c450b3ce4d65f2a38f49

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
9/25/2020 8:46:23 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.3.6.17

File size:
3.1 MB (3,238,672 bytes)

Product version:
3.0.3.67

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:
12/30/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
12/26/2016 6:59:59 PM

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:
7/26/2015 4:14:34 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x1CA3C4

Entry point:
E8, 5D, 58, 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, AC, 59, 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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Entropy:
6.7309

Code size:
2.2 MB (2,276,352 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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