What is amsdk.sys?

amsdk.sys is part of Advanced Malware Protection and developed by Copyright 2018. according to the amsdk.sys version information.

amsdk.sys's description is "Advanced Malware Protection"

amsdk.sys is digitally signed by Zemana D.O.O. Sarajevo.

amsdk.sys is usually located in the 'c:\windows\system32\drivers\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about amsdk.sys.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on amsdk.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameAdvanced Malware Protection
Company nameCopyright 2018.
File descriptionAdvanced Malware Protection
Original filenameZAM.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright 2018. All rights reserved.
Product version2.74.0.664
File version2.74.0.664

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

Product nameAdvanced Malware Protection
Company nameCopyright 2018.
File descriptionAdvanced Malware Protection
Original filenameZAM.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright 2018. All rights reserved.
Product version2.74.0.664
File version2.74.0.664

Digital signatures [?]

amsdk.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameZemana D.O.O. Sarajevo
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number0a8c350ca6483a099fc10365d4dc3cd8

VirusTotal report

None of the 64 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the amsdk.sys file.

None of the 64 anti-virus programs detected the amsdk.sys file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

ERROR: Failed to execute process.

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1589543585.3125,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "Z:\\Zemana\\Projects\\AntiMalware\\bin\\zam32.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 3,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The executable contains unknown PE section names indicative of a packer (could be a false positive)",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": ".hook",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": "PAGE",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": "INIT",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    }
]

Yara

The Yara rules did not detect anything in the file.

Network

{
    "tls": [],
    "udp": [
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 866,
            "time": 1.0340209007263184,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 1194,
            "time": 1.5343759059906006,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 1522,
            "time": -0.09471392631530762,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 1850,
            "time": 1.5635409355163574,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 2942,
            "time": 1.0684540271759033,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "0c14786971fa7449d388cf7992c9befb25b57afd08d4e2e72356317ab4540804",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "1f20ef5d36d81facc95f930b0bf59c97aa9dc90d7ce529880b0197fc97ee1b97",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandbox

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5ae3f13122eabf679726d441b5303ccca
SHA256ddb2da5bb39a8bb493601f227c76f93c17876f7e0f6e3b3342aee1176a326969

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with amsdk.sys. 83% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 18 users.

User vote results: There were 15 votes to remove and 3 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with amsdk.sys. Only 18 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

VetLady62 writes

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So my AMSDK has stopped and my Norton caught it. The problem is the AMSDK driver, device not present not working properly or doesn't have all of its whatever, ROOT\LEGACY_AMSDK\0000
HELP PLEASE!

# 23 Aug 2020, 22:45

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