sppd.sys

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 sppd.sys 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 Windows 64-bit kernel mode device driver named “SPPD”.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

MD5:
59021f3cf29d059baea759f170a7cb39

SHA-1:
5b5eba1e47e6c960415a06f781ebb3923e0845d5

SHA-256:
fa4362dff72124d516c3f70d144fa01f8f63c18d17a3407176639705ff059b6a

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
1/20/2020 7:48:43 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
16.11.24.21

File size:
21.6 KB (22,144 bytes)

File type:
Driver (Win64 SYS)

Common path:
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\sppd.sys

Digital Signature
Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
2/10/2016 5:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/11/2017 4:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=SP2016, 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:
26D4EF6AEEB0F8578EEA54D853CC940C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/22/2016 2:33:26 AM

OS version:
6.3

OS bitness:
Win64

Subsystem:
Native (none required)

Linker version:
12.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
384:T/m8YoyXyzJbf5SBENXoNXteJJbJSvIanYPLdqnOUJW:rm8GXyzRBNoXeL9SvIaH7W

Entry address:
0x7000

Entry point:
48, 89, 5C, 24, 08, 57, 48, 83, EC, 20, 48, 8B, DA, 48, 8B, F9, E8, 17, 00, 00, 00, 48, 8B, D3, 48, 8B, CF, 48, 8B, 5C, 24, 30, 48, 83, C4, 20, 5F, E9, 96, A4, FF, FF, CC, CC, 48, 8B, 05, CD, DF, FF, FF, 45, 33, C9, 49, B8, 32, A2, DF, 2D, 99, 2B, 00, 00, 48, 85, C0, 74, 05, 49, 3B, C0, 75, 38, 0F, 31, 48, C1, E2, 20, 48, 8D, 0D, A9, DF, FF, FF, 48, 0B, C2, 48, 33, C1, 48, 89, 05, 9C, DF, FF, FF, 66, 44, 89, 0D, 9A, DF, FF, FF, 48, 8B, 05, 8D, DF, FF, FF, 48, 85, C0, 75, 0A, 49, 8B, C0, 48, 89, 05, 7E, DF...
 
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Entropy:
6.3665

Code size:
10 KB (10,240 bytes)

Driver
Display name:
SPPD

Type:
Kernel device driver (KernelDriver)


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