apds.dll

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\apds.dll
  • Description: Microsoft Help Data Services Module

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 DF461ADCCD541185313F9439313D1EE1
SHA1 E580BC2D30802104AC593E3113C5ABCB7224982D
SHA256 C233004C4739538F18E767B88D356224050E41EEAA20919D91F93D2BAF8BD5FE
SHA384 964CB2271D700F9C626FB5B83243A4C177836D5BF3A968701FB25CBA7A3F2E106334BB21F4D2ACD7ED233CE7C1F6271A
SHA512 F69747915029F151F94FF8F2726BE5F1A35CBB95B0FA2806DAAC55DD3F7862D2F867508FAFFD16B70BA6DFF282E3CF64C1892F33CE72BE770C0D8DFA00B95411
SSDEEP 6144:si4ywO9tUJ5nbzgSe5eB9iAKg0EUmY4K/Aw+ht:DdtUJ5n/a+n
IMP 5A5195EC7C12BB0DFF6FC30CB3150BD8
PESHA1 604A19217AA502A2457F4AD7EC98F7A0D653A24B
PE256 1633F5CCC669EBA8E76EDFE7F0B7F60517F91975B9D35E1ECD9EDA98AFAC8BE6

DLL Exports:

Function Name Ordinal Type
DllRegisterServer 3 Exported Function
DllUnregisterServer 4 Exported Function
DllCanUnloadNow 1 Exported Function
DllGetClassObject 2 Exported Function

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 330000026551AE1BBD005CBFBD000000000265
  • Thumbprint: E168609353F30FF2373157B4EB8CD519D07A2BFF
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: APDS.DLL.MUI
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.19041.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/72
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/c233004c4739538f18e767b88d356224050e41eeaa20919d91f93d2baf8bd5fe/detection/

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\apds.dll 52

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of apds.dll being misused. While apds.dll is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
signature-base apt_sofacy.yar $s1 = “apds.dll” fullword ascii CC BY-NC 4.0

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