sptool64.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 sptool64.exe by ClientConnect has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
Client Connect LTD  (signed by ClientConnect LTD)

Product:
Search Protect

Version:
3.1.2.21

MD5:
e76811ab4eac66bd997569bde38490d1

SHA-1:
9354e0c3217293a30a6f8c48fc8bfcaa9d234851

SHA-256:
b3f3ec691359cc72c90cf193f1c23035f7c24a493b54683ad9a054dd6c13a406

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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

Analysis date:
9/24/2020 3:10:00 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Conduit (M)
17.3.1.23

File size:
1.7 MB (1,758,992 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.2.21

Copyright:
© 2014 ClientConnect Ltd.

Original file name:
SearchProtect (R)

File type:
Executable application (Win64 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\searchprotect\searchprotect\bin\sptool64.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

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

Valid to:
12/26/2016 11:59:59 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:
4/14/2016 12:20:38 PM

OS version:
5.2

OS bitness:
Win64

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0xD68E4

Entry point:
48, 83, EC, 28, E8, 5B, BC, 00, 00, 48, 83, C4, 28, E9, 36, FE, FF, FF, CC, CC, 48, 89, 54, 24, 10, 4C, 89, 44, 24, 18, 4C, 89, 4C, 24, 20, 55, 53, 57, 48, 8B, EC, 48, 83, EC, 50, 48, 83, 65, D0, 00, 48, 8B, FA, 33, D2, 48, 8B, D9, 48, 8D, 4D, D8, 44, 8D, 42, 28, E8, 15, 2F, 00, 00, 48, 85, FF, 75, 15, E8, F7, 2D, 00, 00, C7, 00, 16, 00, 00, 00, E8, 64, BF, 00, 00, 83, C8, FF, EB, 4B, 48, 85, DB, 74, E6, 4C, 8D, 4D, 30, 48, 8D, 4D, D0, 45, 33, C0, 48, 8B, D7, C7, 45, D8, FF, FF, FF, 7F, C7, 45, E8, 42, 00...
 
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Entropy:
6.4046

Code size:
1 MB (1,058,816 bytes)

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