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Website softigloo.com has a Fake VLC Media Player

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.

Website softigloo.com has a Fake VLC Media Player
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The Website softigloo.com

Website softigloo.com has Fake VLC Media Player

Website softigloo.com has Fake VLC Media Player

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

  • Adware.Somoto.8
  • Riskware.WebToolbar .Win32.BetterInstaller.AMN (A)
  • a variant of Win32/Somoto.A
  • HEUR:WebToolbar.Win32 .BetterInstaller.gen
  • Adware.Somoto
  • HouseCall --- TROJ_GEN.RCBH1A4

If you want to download any of VLC products (media player, video converter) please go to their website at http://www.videolan.org/.

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  • May 19, 2013 at 10:36 AM by an anonymous user from: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

    Download free media player from softigloo comes up as new tab regardless of what tab i go to, I have to re-request the right tab... Only on chrome, had to switch to mozilla.

  • February 23, 2013 at 5:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Budapest, Hungary

    This softigloo.com fake VLC Media Player installer

    (VLCMediaPlayerSetup-[generated characters].exe)

    want to install Delta Toolbar and Delta search engine.

    It is strongly recommended to avoid them.

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