installer.fileparade.com

Perion Network Ltd.  (via a Proxy Registrant)

Domain Information

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.
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Registrar:
GODADDY.COM, LLC

Server location:
Illinois, United States (US)

Create date:
Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Expires date:
Sunday, December 21, 2014

Updated date:
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

ASN:
AS19994 RACKSPACE - Rackspace Hosting,US

Root domain:

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion.G
100.00%

McAfee
PUP-FJA!0A7C6BED6EA6
100.00%

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.Agent
100.00%

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Agent.BUNC
100.00%

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2130
100.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
100.00%

McAfee Web Gateway
PUP-FJA!0A7C6BED6EA6
100.00%

ESET NOD32
Win32/Bundlore (variant)
100.00%

The domain installer.fileparade.com has been seen to resolve to the following IP address.

April 16, 2014

File downloads found at URLs served by installer.fileparade.com.

URL:
http://installer.fileparade.com/

Web server:
nginx

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.”
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