What is SSPService.exe?

SSPService.exe is a part of SophosEndpointDefenseSoftware and developed by Sophos Limited according to the SSPService.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like SSPService.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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SSPService.exe's description is "SophosEndpointDefenseSoftware".

SSPService.exe is digitally signed by Sophos Limited.

SSPService.exe is an .exe file.

SSPService.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\SSPService.exe

SSPService.exe basic information

Description
SophosEndpointDefenseSoftware
Internal Name
Sophos System Protection Service
Version
4.7.0.37
Company
Hash
98FDCB6637956585772B4B87990CA4DF

SSPService.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\SspEdr.exe

SSPService.exe actions

List of the actions SSPService.exe executes on a user's PC
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\Logs\SSP.log
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\SystemProtection\Telemetry\\PolicyConfiguration
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Acknowledged\Provider\\corc_revision_id
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Acknowledged\Provider\\core_revision_id
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\Logs\SSP_00.log
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DynamicUpdate\\rulesLoaded
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\Paused
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\PauseCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\SystemProtection\Telemetry\\BackgroundScanning
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DecisionRulesV2\\rulesInUse
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DynamicUpdate\\lastFailedVersion
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DynamicUpdate\\lastError
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\SystemProtection\Telemetry\\auditModeEnabled
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\Data\historian.db
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\Data\historian.db-journal
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Acknowledged\\HistorianStarted
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Health\ProcessNotification
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Health\ProcessNotification\Sophos EDR Agent
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Health\ProcessNotification\Sophos EDR Agent\\IsRunning
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\BurndownTotalStartedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\BurndownLastStartedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\RestartCount
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Clean\Staging\scan_request_169A6EEC-4D21-402D-A1E9-5A1BA9FD03CA.json
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\BurndownLastWalkedFileCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\BurndownTotalCompletedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\BurndownLastCompletedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\SystemProtection\Telemetry\\MemoryFootprint
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\OverallTotalStartedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\OverallLastStartedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\System32TotalStartedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\System32LastStartedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\System32LastWalkedFileCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\System32TotalCompletedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\System32LastCompletedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesTotalStartedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesLastStartedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesLastWalkedFileCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesTotalCompletedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesLastCompletedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\SysWow64TotalStartedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\SysWow64LastStartedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\SysWow64LastWalkedFileCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\SysWow64TotalCompletedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\SysWow64LastCompletedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesX86TotalStartedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesX86LastStartedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DynamicUpdate\\prepTimeMs
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DynamicUpdate\\transitionTimeMs
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DynamicUpdate\\outstandingAsyncEvents
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\DynamicUpdate\\numberOfEvaluators
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\\family_id
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\\last_updated
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\\last_reported_local
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\\last_reported_central
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\\outbreak
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\\threat_type
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\\report_source
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\not_rebooted_since_last_update
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\SystemProtection\Telemetry\\detectionEventCount
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Health\Event Store\Temp\0B6A357C-E046-4297-BECA-AF55AE672ADB.json
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\Data\Events\Staging\003948f5f214df8a_93E90752-A76F-4CC5-AA7E-033DDD737DD7.xml
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\5BAB8036-87B5-49E1-B4B3-C3D240B6E689
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\5BAB8036-87B5-49E1-B4B3-C3D240B6E689\\type
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\Incidents\DCEE49E0FF68A4ADF2365FA7B79AA8029C1E44EDC0F30CECBC22856411EC9537\5BAB8036-87B5-49E1-B4B3-C3D240B6E689\\status
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Clean\Staging\scan_request_7F47537D-85DE-4C7A-ACFA-E2A4FA5AC161.json
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\Data\Clean\Saved\0B6A357C-E046-4297-BECA-AF55AE672ADB_5BAB8036-87B5-49E1-B4B3-C3D240B6E689.xml
file moved
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Endpoint Defense\Data\Events\Staging\003948f5f214df8b_86681BBF-481E-4F7A-847D-4700A7FA4811.xml
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\SystemProtection\Telemetry\\cleanMEventCount
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Health\Event Store\Temp\40B6B1C2-6FBE-4760-B2BE-C5C2DBBCBA81.json
new file created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesX86LastWalkedFileCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesX86TotalCompletedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\ProgramFilesX86LastCompletedTime
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\FixedDiskTotalStartedCount
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\EndpointDefense\BackgroundScanV2\\FixedDiskLastStartedTime
new registry key parameter created

SSPService.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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SSPService.exe's virus check

75%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

24%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

1%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

SSPService.exe user rating

76%

of users rate SSPService.exe as a useful program

20%

of users find SSPService.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

4%

of users find SSPService.exe to be malicious or a scam

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