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socks5servise.cn
(rogue software home website)

socks5servise.cn website WHOIS information

Below, you will find some information about the socks5servise.cn that can be found in the official WHOIS database. The provided information includes the IP address, information on the owner of the domain name and some other domain registration information.

IP Address: 67.215.238.202 (United States)

Domain Name: socks5servise.cn
ROID: 20091028s10001s48372692-cn
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited
Registrant Organization: Real Host LTD
Registrant Name: Real Host
Administrative Email: abuseemaildhcp@gmail.com
Sponsoring Registrar: 广东时代互联科技有限公司
Name Server:ns1.everydns.net
Name Server:ns2.everydns.net
Registration Date: 2009-10-28 22:06
Expiration Date: 2010-10-28 22:06

What type of content is presented on socks5servise.cn?^

socks5servise.cn is a rogue software "official" website.

Normally, such websites have a professionally created look and feel and they look like reliable software sites. A rogue software home site is intended to promote one rogue software product. A duped user will download the rogue software and install it. This is the main purpose of the socks5servise.cn website and any other rogue software home websites.

You should NEITHER download files from the socks5servise.cn website, NOR pay for them. Any software provided by the socks5servise.cn website is totally fake and fraudulent.

Is socks5servise.cn associated with malware?^

According to the type of its content, the socks5servise.cn website may be associated with various kinds of malware. You have to run Exterminate It! malware scanner to make sure that your computer is not infected by any of them.

The following is a list of the known malware, associated with the socks5servise.cn website:

How did you find yourself on the socks5servise.cn website?^

If you click on some popup window, you may get redirected to the socks5servise.cn website. Popup windows, displaying advertisements or fake security warnings, may be generated by trojans or by other malicious websites. It is very important that you use proper malware detection software, such as Exterminate It!, if you found yourself on the socks5servise.cn website after clicking on a popup window: your computer may well be infected with some trojan.

It is possible that your web browser was hijacked, i.e. it is infected with malicious software that will force you into visiting some unwanted websites. In this case, you may get redirected to the socks5servise.cn website just by opening your browser or typing any URL in the address bar.

You may find yourself on the socks5servise.cn website by clicking a link in the search results produced by one of the legitimate search engines. The socks5servise.cn website may appear in the legitimate search results due to the use of SEO techniques.

How to block socks5servise.cn website?^

You can manually prevent your web browser from visiting the socks5servise.cn website. You just have to modify the Windows HOSTS file.

The Windows HOSTS file is a standard text file with a list of web addresses that is used by the computer to find out where to look for a certain website.

If you browsing to the socks5servise.cn it will be checked in the HOSTS file first. If the socks5servise.cn web address is found there, the web browser opens socks5servise.cn from the IP address indicated in the HOSTS file.

127.0.0.1 is your local IP address. Therefore, to block socks5servise.cn you need to enter the line 127.0.0.1   socks5servise.cn in the HOSTS file. This way, if you will visit socks5servise.cn or will be redirected to the socks5servise.cn, your local IP address will be used.

To block the socks5servise.cn website, perform the following steps:

  • Locate the HOSTS file in your Windows\system32\drivers\etc folder.
  • Open it with Notepad (or any other text editor).
  • Enter a record that consists of the IP address and web address separated by a blank space.

This should be 127.0.0.1   socks5servise.cn

Now, if your browser will try to open the socks5servise.cn website, you will see one of the following:

  • a blank page;
  • your local default web page;
  • "Unable to connect" error page in the FireFox web browser;
  • "The page cannot be displayed" error page in the Internet Explorer web browser.

Actual result depends on your system configuration, web browser and installed software, but socks5servise.cn website will be blocked in any case.