Perion Network Ltd. (via a Proxy Registrant)
This is the installation host for various FileParade (SweetIM/Perion) distributed installers that include a download manager that bundles a number of adware components. The domain installer.fileparade.com is registered by proxy through GODADDY.COM, LLC and was originally registered in December of 2005. This domain has been known to host and distribute potentially unwanted software. The hosted servers are located in Chicago, Illinois within the United States which resides on the Rackspace Hosting network. The domain is associated with the publisher Perion Network Ltd. who is located in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Illinois, United States (US)
Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
AS19994 RACKSPACE - Rackspace Hosting,US
Detections (100% detected)
PUP.Perion.G, PUP.Perion (M)
McAfee Web Gateway
The domain installer.fileparade.com has been seen to resolve to the following IP address.
File downloads found at URLs served by installer.fileparade.com.
Notes from the site - “FileParade is a platform that helps you find the software you’ve been searching for. FileParade not only offers a vast catalog of thousands of free programs to choose from, but makes it easy to download them. While you install any application, you will be offered installation services to enhance your search browsing experience. These services include a customized homepage, new tab, alternative default search and search protect. During installation, you will also receive special offers that may be of interest to you. These include shopping comparison tools to help you pay less for products; desktop and system utilities; games and mobile apps; the latest social connectors; recipes; internet security software; and more. No download will occur without your consent, therefore we have made accepting or skipping offers clear and easy. Similarly, downloaded offers can be easily uninstalled. For uninstall instructions, please visit http://www.fileparade.com/UnInstall.aspx.”