minisp32.dll

MiniSp

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 minisp32.dll by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. The file has been seen being downloaded from storage.stgbssint.com.
Publisher:
ClientConnect  (signed by ClientConnect LTD)

Product:
MiniSp

Version:
1.0.2.176

MD5:
56dec75a290fdb5070069a07bbd4c49e

SHA-1:
5d4436ad13bc94c6f55d284b1dd8a352eebcc71c

SHA-256:
adaac983f021b99bd93308a17a9b61d4de556f595118e8a03fadcbfb9559b857

Scanner detections:
14 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
8/1/2021 6:13:14 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.Conduit.bSearchProtect
4.0.3.14826

Dr.Web
Adware.Conduit.177
9.0.1.04

ESET NOD32
Win32/Conduit.SearchProtect (variant)
8.10312

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Agent
1/4/2015

G Data
Win32.Application.ClientConnectConduitDL
15.1.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.ClientConnect
t3scan.1.7.5.0

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan
13.186.14280

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.2695

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit
v2014.08.26.12

McAfee
Artemis!56DEC75A290F
5600.7027

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.48f
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
Threat.Conduit.ClientConnect
15.4.2.1

Trend Micro House Call
Suspicious_GEN.F47V1228
7.2.4

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
32532

File size:
2.5 MB (2,626,368 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.2.176

Copyright:
2014 (c) ClientConnect Ltd.

Original file name:
MiniSp (R)

File type:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\tb\apisupport\minisp_1.0.2.176\minisp32.dll

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/2/2014 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/4/2016 3:59:59 PM

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:
8/20/2014 6:26:44 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:Kl/4DRbJwPkd9eAolsoaiDzMypDwIMLpK6lcnfIKTbvt/Qr2FOl:Kl/4rwW9ulDaiDzTpDwIM9afIKTbvt/s

Entry address:
0xE4EA8

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, 7D, 0C, 01, 75, 05, E8, AA, A4, 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, 00, 11, 1E, 10, E8, 09, 95, 00, 00, 33, C0, 40, 8B, 75, 0C, 85, F6, 75, 0C, 39, 35, AC, C3, 22, 10, 0F, 84, E4, 00, 00, 00, 83, 65, FC, 00, 83, FE, 01, 74, 05, 83, FE, 02, 75, 35, 8B, 0D, 84, AA, 19, 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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Entropy:
6.1838

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
1.6 MB (1,625,600 bytes)

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