www.windowsanswers.net

Slimware Utilities Holdings, Inc.

Domain Information

The domain www.windowsanswers.net registered by Slimware Utilities Holdings, Inc. was initially registered in October of 2010 through GODADDY.COM, LLC. This domain has been known to host and distribute adware as well as other potentially unwanted software. The hosted servers are located in Ashburn, Virginia within the United States which resides on the Amazon Technologies Inc. network. The domain uses the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing platform.
Registrar:
MARKMONITOR INC.

Server location:
Virginia, United States (US)

Create date:
Monday, October 11, 2010

Expires date:
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Updated date:
Tuesday, August 05, 2014

ASN:
AS14618 AMAZON-AES - Amazon.com, Inc.,US

Root domain:

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.SlimWare.Optional.Installer.Meta (L), PUP.SlimCleaner.Installer.Installer.Meta (L), Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP
85.71%

Bkav FE
HW32.Laneul
35.71%

Avira AntiVirus
HEUR/Patched.Ren, TR/Dropper.Gen, TR/Rogue.7422928
28.57%

avast!
Win32:Sality, Win32:Malware-gen
26.19%

NANO AntiVirus
Virus.Win32.Virut-Gen.bwpxnc
23.81%

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Android.Adware.Dowgin
23.81%

G Data
Win32.Virus.Sality, Win32.Application.Slimware
21.43%

Dr.Web
riskware program Program.Unwanted.38, riskware program Program.Unwanted.211, Trojan.DownLoader11.24441, riskware program Program.Unwanted.148
21.43%

F-Prot
W32/Sality.E.gen, W32/Adware.AKWE
19.05%

VIPRE Antivirus
Virus.Win32.Sality.atbh, Threat.4150696
16.67%

Commtouch SDK
W32/Sality.E.gen!Eldorado
14.29%

Sophos
DriverUpdate - Slimware Util, PUA 'DriverUpdate - Slimware Util' (of type Adware)
11.90%

Vba32 AntiVirus
Adware.FakeDriverUpdate.gen
9.52%

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.DriverUpdate
7.14%

Kaspersky
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent
4.76%

The domain www.windowsanswers.net has been seen to resolve to the following 3 IP addresses.

ec2-54-210-179-21.compute-1.amazonaws.com
August 28, 2014

ec2-54-88-39-224.compute-1.amazonaws.com
August 20, 2014

ec2-107-22-178-172.compute-1.amazonaws.com
February 2, 2014

File downloads found at URLs served by www.windowsanswers.net.

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URL:
http://www.windowsanswers.net/

Google Analytics:
UA-34652601

Title:
“WindowsAnswers.net - User-Friendly Answers to Windows Problems”

Network:
Amazon Web Services (AWS), running an EC2 instance

Web server:
nginx