sdupdsvc.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is yet unknown if sdupdsvc.exe is malware or not that doesn't cause harm your computer. We recommend you to be careful with this application.
The default name and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdSvc.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 94653c9cfdc15b30eeecd94ba7219654.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This application uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description written in the file is Spybot-S&D 2 Background update service.
File version 22.214.171.124.
Company name Safer-Networking Ltd..
Legal copyright notice © 2008-2016 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved..
The machine code of this program appears to be compressed or obfuscated so it can not be easily evaluated by an expert.
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
sdupdsvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature is invalid, which indicates this program may be malware and that somebody probably tampered with it after the signature was generated. We advise extreme caution!
The name of the firm or individual signing this is: email@example.com
Digitally signed by: Safer-Networking Ltd.
Certificate's issuer name: StartCom Class 2 Primary Intermediate Object CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.