Website softigloo.com has a Fake VLC Media Player
Dec 15, 2014
Feb 17, 2013
The website softigloo.com has a fake VLC media player and video converter software for download. I do not recommend downloading any software from this website because the fake software it has contain ad-wares, browser hijackers and other software that may take control of your web browser. This website's fake software are currently advertising on a lot of websites, so you may get a pop up browser window that opens this website when you are browsing some websites on the internet.
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The Website softigloo.com
The name of the malicious file is VLCMediaPlayerSetup-55npdco.exe. Do not download this file and the name may change.
The file VLCMediaPlayerSetup-55npdco.exe was scanned and the following threats found:
File size: 159.6 KB (163416 bytes)
File name: VLCMediaPlayerSetup-55npdco.exe
File type: Win32 EXE
Analysis date: 2013-02-15 19:06:21 UTC
Riskware.WebToolbar .Win32.BetterInstaller.AMN (A)
a variant of Win32/Somoto.A
HouseCall --- TROJ_GEN.RCBH1A4
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