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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 12:08 am    Post subject: AntivirusGolden? Reply with quote

It was introduced as one of the Popup-Ad-Spyware-Blockers categories by Softpedia.
Although it seems to be the variety of AntiVirus GOLD as long as the screen shot was seen, how is it?

The address of the formal page of this software is as follows.
http://www.antivirusgolden.com/

Screenshot
http://www.softpedia.com/progScreenshots/AntivirusGolden-Screenshot-40439.html
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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 12:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WhoIs....

Quote:
Registration Service Provided By: ESTDOMAINS
Contact: +1.3027224217
Website: http://www.estdomains.com

Domain Name: ANTIVIRUSGOLDEN.COM

Registrant:
AntivirGold Inc
Gary Springfield (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
321th Melburn Street
Sidney
,21332
AU
Tel. +207.9543154

Creation Date: 05-May-2006
Expiration Date: 05-May-2007

Domain servers in listed order:
managedns2.esthost.com
managedns1.esthost.com


Administrative Contact:
AntivirGold Inc
Gary Springfield (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
321th Melburn Street
Sidney
,21332
AU
Tel. +207.9543154

Technical Contact:
AntivirGold Inc
Gary Springfield (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
321th Melburn Street
Sidney
,21332
AU
Tel. +207.9543154

Billing Contact:
AntivirGold Inc
Gary Springfield (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
321th Melburn Street
Sidney
,21332
AU
Tel. +207.9543154

Status:ACTIVE


Domain resolves to 195.225.176.76. Four other domains hosted at that IP...

Quote:
1. antispydns.biz
2. antivirusgolden.com
3. spyaxe.biz
4. spyaxeupdate.com
5. urgentsystemupdate.biz


Also in WebHelpers CWS list...

Quote:
195.225.176.76 Spyaxeupdate.com


Another one for the Rogue list. Might want to steer clear of it Wink
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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2006 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the info kotaguy and m-file.
Will take note to watch for that one. Smile
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2006 9:38 am    Post subject: Re: AntivirusGolden? Reply with quote

m-file wrote:
It was introduced as one of the Popup-Ad-Spyware-Blockers categories by Softpedia.
Although it seems to be the variety of AntiVirus GOLD as long as the screen shot was seen, how is it?

The address of the formal page of this software is as follows.
http://www.antivirusgolden.com/

Screenshot
http://www.softpedia.com/progScreenshots/AntivirusGolden-Screenshot-40439.html


It is already on the rogue list(At least i think it is the same one)

AntiVirus Gold
aggressive advertising, desktop hijacks (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Cool; false positives work as goad to purchase; uses inadequate scan/detection scheme
aggressive advertising, desktop hijacks (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Cool; false positives work as goad to purchase; uses inadequate scan/detection scheme; same app as AdwareDelete, SpyAxe, SpyFalcon, Spyware Sheriff, & SpywareStrike [A: 6-2-05 / U: 1-4-06]
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2006 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nope... not exactly the same...

WhoIS...

Quote:
Registration Service Provided By: ESTDOMAINS
Contact: +1.3027224217
Website: http://www.estdomains.com

Domain Name: ANTIVIRUS-GOLD.COM

Registrant:
GSPAY LIMITED
GSPAY LIMITED (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
Tooley 88a
London
Outside U.S./Canada,EC1Y 1BL
GB
Tel. +507.7923612

Creation Date: 14-May-2005
Expiration Date: 14-May-2007

Domain servers in listed order:
ns1.sedoparking.com
ns2.sedoparking.com


Administrative Contact:
IMPRO Corp.
IMPRO Corp. (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
Ricardo J. Alfaro Avenue, The Century Tower, Suite 154A
Panama
Outside U.S./Canada,10201
PA
Tel. +507.7923612

Technical Contact:
IMPRO Corp.
IMPRO Corp. (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
Ricardo J. Alfaro Avenue, The Century Tower, Suite 154A
Panama
Outside U.S./Canada,10201
PA
Tel. +507.7923612

Billing Contact:
IMPRO Corp.
IMPRO Corp. (Whois Privacy and Spam Prevention by Whois Source)
Ricardo J. Alfaro Avenue, The Century Tower, Suite 154A
Panama
Outside U.S./Canada,10201
PA
Tel. +507.7923612

Status:ACTIVE


Domain relsoves to 212.227.34.3.

There are a reported 742,607 other domains hosted at that IP.... so I'm not listing them here Smile

AntivirusGolden domain was registered by the same person(people) though...

AVGolden:

Quote:
Registrant:
AntivirGold Inc
Gary Springfield


AVGold:

Quote:
Registrant:
GSPAY LIMITED
GSPAY LIMITED


Most likely a rehash/rebrand of AntivirusGold.
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2006 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this proves it is very close to the same product



[img]http://www.spywarewarrior.com/family_resemblances.htm[/img]
You are right they are not exactly the same but they are close.
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2006 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah... looks like a rebrand of the same "product".
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