The application Softonic.exe by Softonic International has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 2 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softonic Downloader installer. This file is typically installed with the program Softonic for Windows by Softonic International S.L..
Softonic (signed by Softonic International)
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This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.
1/24/2017 6:12:43 AM UTC (today)
3.6 MB (3,792,952 bytes)
1, 4, 1, 0
Copyright (C) 2012
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
9/2/2011 2:00:00 AM
9/7/2013 1:59:59 AM
CN=Softonic International, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Softonic International, L=Barcelona, S=Barcelona, C=ES
11/8/2012 6:02:30 PM
2.4 MB (2,495,488 bytes)
The file Softonic.exe has been discovered within the following program.
Publisher's description - “Discover great software as well as amazing editorial reviews, tips, tutorials and videos right on your PC desktop. It doesn’t matter what you use your PC for, with Softonic you will be able to find new software from the huge selection of the Softonic catalogue.”
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