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Software Informer - Site de téléchargement

Software Informer est, entre autre, un site de téléchargement dont le comportement est suspect (repacking, PUPs, monétisation, etc. …)

Software Informer est un site de téléchargement utilisant un downloader piégé (monétisation par sponsorisation (bundle softwares - PUPs) et adware. Enfin, ce downloader est parfois considéré comme un dispositif d'espionnage (spyware). L'installeur aussi est piégé.

27.01.2014 - Analyse du downloader de Software Informer
FileVersionInfo properties
Copyright
Copyright (C) 2011

Publisher Informer Technologies, Inc.
Product Software Informer Downloader
File version 0.9.105.0
HTTP requests
URL: https://hits.informer.com/log.php?id=1001
URL: https://hits.informer.com/log.php?id=1005
DNS requests
hits.informer.com (67.228.22.210)
TCP connections
67.228.22.210:80
AntivirusRésultatMise à jour
AVGGeneric4.CJXZ20140126
Ad-AwareTrojan.Generic.KDV.53779420140126
AgnitumAdware.SoftwareInformer!9hoi7RWjLo420140126
AntiVirAPPL/SoftInformer820140126
Baidu-InternationalAdWare.Win32.SoftwareInformer.AC20140126
BitDefenderTrojan.Generic.KDV.53779420140126
BkavW32.Clod0cf.Trojan.685620140125
CAT-QuickHealTrojan.Agent.ni20140125
ClamAVAdware.Softwareinformer-220140126
ComodoApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.Agent.~A20140126
DrWebAdware.Downware.14020140126
ESET-NOD32a variant of Win32/SWInformer.C20140126
EmsisoftTrojan.Generic.KDV.537794 (B)20140126
F-ProtW32/A-9ee8bdb0!Eldorado20140126
F-SecureTrojan.Generic.KDV.53779420140126
FortinetW32/SPNR.15HH12!tr20140126
GDataTrojan.Generic.KDV.53779420140126
Ikarusnot-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SoftwareInformer20140126
JiangminAdWare/SoftwareInformer.l20140126
K7AntiVirusTrojan ( 0048ecba1 )20140125
K7GWAdware ( 004253881 )20140125
Kasperskynot-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SoftwareInformer.bzo20140126
KingsoftWin32.Troj.Generic.kd.(kcloud)20130829
McAfeeArtemis!2B0F9E45D60420140127
McAfee-GW-EditionArtemis!2B0F9E45D60420140127
MicroWorld-eScanTrojan.Generic.KDV.53779420140127
NANO-AntivirusTrojan.Win32.Downware.owplp20140126
PandaTrj/CI.A20140126
SUPERAntiSpywareAdware.SoftwareInformer20140126
SophosSoftware Informer Installer20140127
SymantecTrojan.Gen20140127
TrendMicroTROJ_SPNR.15HH1220140127
TrendMicro-HouseCallTROJ_SPNR.15HH1220140126
VBA32AdWare.SoftwareInformer20140125
VIPRETrojan.Win32.Generic!BT20140126
nProtectTrojan.Generic.KDV.53779420140126
AhnLab-V320140126
Antiy-AVL20140126
Avast20140126
ByteHero20140121
Commtouch20140126
Malwarebytes20140126
Microsoft20140127
Norman20140126
Qihoo-36020140122
Rising20140126
TheHacker20140126
TotalDefense20140127
ViRobot20140126

01.04.2015 - Analyse du downloader de Software Informer
FileVersionInfo properties
Copyright
Copyright (C) 2011

Publisher Informer Technologies, Inc.
Product Software Informer Downloader
File version 0.9.101.0
HTTP requests
URL: https://hits.informer.com/log.php?id=1001
URL: https://software.informer.com/wrapper_log.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fftp.us.dell.com%2Fapp%2FR168730.EXE&first_run=1
URL: https://software.informer.com/wrapper_log.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fftp.us.dell.com%2Fapp%2FR168730.EXE&downloader_cancelled=1
DNS requests
software.informer.com (173.192.1.41)
hits.informer.com (67.228.22.210)
TCP connections
67.228.22.210:80
208.43.5.69:80
UDP communications
191.233.81.105:123
AntivirusRésultatMise à jour
AVGGeneric4.CLGM20150331
AVwareTrojan.Win32.Generic!BT20150401
AgnitumAdware.SoftwareInformer!bGXc0+4/HYs20150331
Antiy-AVLSpyware[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.SoftwareInformer20150401
AvastWin32:Malware-gen20150401
CMCAdWare.Win32.SoftwareInformer!O20150330
ClamAVAdware.Softwareinformer20150331
DrWebAdware.Downware.10020150401
ESET-NOD32a variant of Win32/SWInformer.B potentially unwanted20150331
FortinetW32/Adware_fam.NB20150401
GDataWin32.Trojan.Agent.YXIR8X20150401
Ikarusnot-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SoftwareInformer20150401
JiangminAdWare/SoftwareInformer.et20150331
K7AntiVirusAdware ( 003734c91 )20150331
K7GWAdware ( 003734c91 )20150331
Kasperskynot-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SoftwareInformer.afb20150401
KingsoftWin32.Malware.Generic.a.(kcloud)20150401
McAfeeArtemis!5C24F3E1179E20150401
NANO-AntivirusTrojan.Win32.Downware.rktdf20150331
SUPERAntiSpywareAdware.SoftwareInformer20150401
SophosSoftware Informer Installer20150331
SymantecWS.Reputation.120150401
TencentTrojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.320150401
TrendMicro-HouseCallTROJ_GEN.R08NH07BH1520150401
VIPRETrojan.Win32.Generic!BT20150401
ZillyaAdware.SoftwareInformer.Win32.3720150401
ALYac20150401
Ad-Aware20150401
AegisLab20150401
AhnLab-V320150331
Alibaba20150331
Avira20150401
Baidu-International20150331
BitDefender20150401
Bkav20150331
ByteHero20150401
CAT-QuickHeal20150331
Comodo20150401
Cyren20150401
Emsisoft20150401
F-Prot20150401
F-Secure20150331
Malwarebytes20150401
McAfee-GW-Edition20150331
MicroWorld-eScan20150331
Microsoft20150331
Norman20150331
Panda20150331
Qihoo-36020150401
Rising20150331
TheHacker20150330
TotalDefense20150331
TrendMicro20150331
VBA3220150331
ViRobot20150331
Zoner20150330
nProtect20150331

Software Informer
Software Informer

Software Informer est l'un des grands sites de téléchargement utilisant de manière intensive le sponsoring. En février 2015, Emsisoft a conduit une analyse approfondie d'une dizaine de grands sites de téléchargements. L'étude d'Emsisoft porte sur les fichiers les plus téléchargés depuis Software Informer (le HitParade produit par Software Informer lui-même) :

Software Informer
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Software Informer
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