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Alert: please treat all content from hitoptimist.com with extreme caution

March 12th 2009 in Uncategorized

Seen in association with malvertizing incidents – measurehits.com used in same malvertizing campaigns.

hitoptimist.com
ICANN Registrar: Communigal Communications Ltd
Created 10 March 2009

DNS1.COMMUNIGAL.NET
DNS2.COMMUNIGAL.NET

IP: 88.198.8.15 – Bayern – Gunzenhausen – Hetzner-rz-nbg-net

Contact Information :
Domain Contact is Private
Address is private
Private
00000
972 9999999
972 9999999

hostnames sharing ip with a-records:

cosmotraf.net
download.pcprivacycleaner.com
download.powerfulvirusremover2008.com
static.88-198-8-15.clients.your-server.de
sw.effectiveload.com
ydmstats.com


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Both are new domains associated with the Registrant "Gabriel Jenks".  Regular readers of my blog will know that "Gabriel Jenks" is a name associated with several malvertizement related domains in recent times, including measurehits.com and statisticsishere.com. hit-detect.com ICANN Registrar: YESNIC CO. LTD Created 10 March 2009 [...]

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