microsoft-security-essentials.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  (88% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

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

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Softonic.A
42.86%

VIPRE Antivirus
Softonic Downloader, Threat.4786139
42.86%

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Softonic, PUA.Downloader
42.86%

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2454, Adware.Downware.2760, Adware.Downware.10852
42.86%

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.SoftonicDownloader, Adware.Win32.Agent
42.86%

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Agent.SOFE, Application.Win32.SoftonicDownloader.A
28.57%

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.Obscure/Heur!1.9E03
28.57%

Bkav FE
W32.Clod543.Trojan, W32.HfsAdware
28.57%

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
28.57%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
28.57%

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader.F potentially unwanted application, Win32/SoftonicDownloader.G potentially unwanted application
28.57%

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader (variant)
14.29%

McAfee
Artemis!24C434F566F3
14.29%

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0326
14.29%

The domain microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it has been seen to resolve to the following 2 IP addresses.

commoncobs.softonic.com
April 6, 2016

www.softonic.it
April 14, 2014

File downloads found at URLs served by microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it.

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_microsoft-security-essentials.exe)

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_microsoft-security-essentials.exe)

1 / 68      (Adware)
http://microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_microsoft-security-essentials.exe)

1 / 68      (PUP)
http://microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_microsoft-security-essentials.exe)

20 / 68    (PUP)
http://microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_microsoft-security-essentials.exe)

10 / 68    (PUP)
http://microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it/universaldownloader-launch  (softonicdownloader_per_microsoft-security-essentials.exe)

The following 10 files have been seen to comunicate with microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it in live environments.

URL:
http://microsoft-security-essentials.softonic.it/

Google Analytics:
UA-43493347

Title:
“Microsoft Security Essentials - Download”

Description:
“Microsoft Security Essentials, download gratis. Microsoft Security Essentials 4.4.304.0 (32 bit): L'antivirus gratis e in italiano di casa Microsoft. Microsoft Security Essentials per Windows XP è la soluzione antimalware ideale per gli uten...”

Web server:
Apache

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Statistics are for the previous month.