What is EFRService.exe?

EFRService.exe is part of End Point Security and developed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. according to the EFRService.exe version information.

EFRService.exe's description is "Check Point Endpoint Forensic Recorder service"

EFRService.exe is digitally signed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd..

EFRService.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\Endpoint Security\EFR\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about EFRService.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on EFRService.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameEnd Point Security
Company nameCheck Point Software Technologies Ltd.
File descriptionCheck Point Endpoint Forensic Recorder service
Internal nameEFRService.exe
Original filenameEFRService.exe
Legal copyright 2009 Copyright Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Product versionR80
File version860056101

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameEnd Point Security
Company nameCheck Point Software Technologies Ltd.
File descriptionCheck Point Endpoint Forensic Record..
Internal nameEFRService.exe
Original filenameEFRService.exe
Legal copyright 2009 Copyright Check Point Softwar..
Product versionR80
File version860056101

Digital signatures [?]

EFRService.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameCheck Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Certificate issuer nameSymantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number02f21f17a0fa8cc542c89f77c6507b33

VirusTotal report

None of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the EFRService.exe file.

None of the 68 anti-virus programs detected the EFRService.exe file.

Sandbox Report

The following information was gathered by executing the file inside Cuckoo Sandbox.

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1568479985.4688,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "F:\\ckp\\src\\EFR\\E80_92_ZA\\CMPUB\\Release\\x86\\EFRService.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The executable contains unknown PE section names indicative of a packer (could be a false positive)",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": ".gfids",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The file contains an unknown PE resource name possibly indicative of a packer",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "None",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_unknown_resource_name"
    }
]

Yara

The Yara rules did not detect anything in the file.

Network

{
    "tls": [],
    "udp": [
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "192.168.56.255",
            "offset": 662,
            "time": 6.2012548446655,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3462,
            "time": 6.1337428092957,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3790,
            "time": 4.1473739147186,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4118,
            "time": 6.141471862793,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4446,
            "time": 4.6853179931641,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4774,
            "time": 3.0501999855042,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 5102,
            "time": 4.7184588909149,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 11572,
            "time": 4.1819968223572,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 15764,
            "time": 6.247279882431,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "821d6c426b0cf07c0785a92d32924f3c095d9a057e0896db6936b77ea7e8f8a6",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "d27f4dab9e0fa6380ef2634ab7d7b93ab1f9b5d386bda85d3b68a9046f1ea2b2",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5e0a4bfd40ce33ecb5941bd162d729bdf
SHA256fafc89217c96d961e057801b24dfe5a726f80ded93b7be3226a604d8d79b2d6d

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to efrservice.exe:

efrservice.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

efrservice.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Check Point Endpoint Forensic Recorder service has stopped working.

End Program - efrservice.exe. This program is not responding.

efrservice.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

efrservice.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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