format-factory.softonic.it

Softonic International SA

Domain Information

This domain has been known to host and distribute adware as well as other potentially unwanted software. The hosted servers are located in Barcelona, Catalonia within Spain which resides on the RIPE Network Coordination Centre network.
Server location:
Catalonia, Spain (ES)

ASN:
AS51773 SOFTONIC-AS SOFTONIC INTERNATIONAL S.L.

Root domain:

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
Bundler.PPI.Softonic.f, Bundler.PPI.Softonic.m, PUP.Softonic.Bundler (M), Bundler.SoftonicDownloader (M), PUP.Softonic (M)
100.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Softonic.A
50.00%

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1657, Adware.Downware.2454, Adware.Downware.2760, Adware.Downware.8646, Adware.Downware.498, Adware.Downware.6706
50.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Softonic Downloader, Threat.4786139
41.67%

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!2105458A6299, Artemis!24C434F566F3, BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
41.67%

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader (variant)
33.33%

McAfee
Artemis!2105458A6299, Artemis!24C434F566F3, Artemis!D69BAB21858F
33.33%

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.Obscure/Huer!1.9E03, PE:Malware.Obscure/Heur!1.9E03
33.33%

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V1214, TROJ_GEN.F47V0325
25.00%

Bkav FE
W32.Clod543.Trojan
25.00%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
25.00%

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
25.00%

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
25.00%

Antiy Labs AVL
GrayWare[Downloader:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.bxib
25.00%

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Softonic, PUA.Downloader
16.67%

The domain format-factory.softonic.it has been seen to resolve to the following 2 IP addresses.

commoncobs.softonic.com
April 11, 2016

www.softonic.it
December 25, 2013

File downloads found at URLs served by format-factory.softonic.it.

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

1 / 68      (Adware)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

22 / 68    (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

17 / 68    (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

11 / 68    (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

14 / 68    (PUP)

6 / 68      (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

11 / 68    (PUP)
http://format-factory.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_format-factory.exe)

The following 10 files have been seen to comunicate with format-factory.softonic.it in live environments.

URL:
http://format-factory.softonic.it/

Google Analytics:
UA-43493347

Title:
“Format Factory - Download”

Description:
“Format Factory, download gratis. Format Factory 3.8.04: Software gratuito per la conversione di file multimediali su PC. NB: durante il processo di installazione di Format Factory ti verrà offerto il download di altri software”

Web server:
Apache