spsetup.exe

Lenovo Browser Guard

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 spsetup.exe by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 9 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.dmccint.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
ClientConnect LTD  (signed and verified)

Product:
Lenovo Browser Guard

Version:
2.12.1.2

MD5:
9959758d5e35e41b7bccea3aa07be312

SHA-1:
d1549e7d8f0ab439e5f9b50272ec3135eec089d5

SHA-256:
e2eb25572393680e0a9b6cd1797889883cb38793ac0e41feb2c54626b7cbe0a4

Scanner detections:
9 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles the Conduit Toolbar and/or Conduit Search Protect.

Analysis date:
12/8/2021 2:46:33 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

avast!
Win64:PUP-gen [PUP]
2014.9-140614

Dr.Web
Adware.Conduit.45
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/Conduit.SearchProtect.Q potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

G Data
Win32.Application.SearchProtect
14.6.24

McAfee
Artemis!290CF69944F8
5600.7100

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.14.11

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.ClientConnect.H
14.6.14.11

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GE.A18641C3
7.2.165

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4786236
29708

File size:
6.1 MB (6,389,600 bytes)

Product version:
2.12.1.2

Original file name:
Lenovo Browser Guard

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\spsetup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/27/2014 2:00:00 PM

Valid to:
1/29/2016 1:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=ClientConnect LTD, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, OU=Lenovo Browser Guard, 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:
177310CAE60BB43B9E75B02DA2C1AC11

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/6/2011 4:31:20 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
196608:WW+fRwk8Xe+RhdlNBR8PJuOk2qRkF9zcM:WWQRwk8FnLoHkVaF9zcM

Entry address:
0x354B

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 84, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, B0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, 06, 47, 00, E8, 67, 27, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, B0, 05, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 86, 40, 00, FF, 15, 80, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 86, 40, 00, 68, A0, 85, 46, 00, E8, 35, 26, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 10, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 23, 26, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9899

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
25 KB (25,600 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cms.dmccint.com  (23.67.242.80:80)

 
http://cms.dmccint.com/DynamicOffer/6569753/6590876/?mainofferId=6566319&CurrentStep=2&TotalSteps=4&DownloadBrowser=IE&CType=-1&UserMode=-1&DMVersion=1.3.5.58.6589742.01&Language=US-EN

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