Most Delivery Payload


Average Takedown Time

1 day, 0 hours, 20 minutes

Top Malware Hosting Network



Number of submissions (past 30 days)

The chart below documents the number of submissions (unique malware URL) to URLhaus per day over a period of 30 days.

Top Reporters

It wouldn't be possible to operate URLhaus without the help of volunteers who report malware URLs to URLhaus. The table below shows the top reporters and their Twitter handle.

1 lrz_urlhaus1'211'595
2 geenensp534'640
3 Cryptolaemus1259'313
4 zbetcheckin135'234
5 Gandylyan1127'577
6 tammeto72'719
7 abuse_ch58'120
8 p5yb34m48'052
9 tolisec40'007
10 spamhaus39'158
11 Petras_Simeon26'161
12 abus3reports20'336
13 shotgunner10119'193
14 r3dbU7z19'057
15 JayTHL19'037

Blocklist Comparison

URLhaus reports malware distribution sites to Spamhaus DBL, SURBL and Google Safe Browsing (GSB). In addition, several vendors of IT-security software are consuming URLhaus feeds to enrich their product(s). The statistics below measures the perfomance of several blocklists and DNS providers by counting the number of blacklisted domain names and compare them against each other.

Spamhaus DBL


AdGuard DNS

Quad9 DNS

Cloudflare DNS DNS



Disclaimer: The blacklist comparison does only consider active malware distribution sites tracked by URLhaus.

Most Delivered Payload

Malware URLs deliver all kind of different payloads. This chart shows the number of payload per malware family (signature) identified / crawled by URLhaus.

Top Tags

Most seen tag associated with malware URLs tracked by URLhaus.

Top Malware Hosting Networks

The chart below shows the top malware hosting network by ASN. Please consider that some of them just offer CDN or proxy services and are hence not hosting the malicious content it self rather than facilitate delivering the malicious payload to the user.

Top malware hosting networks in total (counting online and offline malware distribution sites):

RankASNCountryAverage Reaction TimeMalware URLs
1AS4837 CHINA169-Backbone- CN2 days, 14 hours, 11 minutes793'758
2AS9829 BSNL-NIB- IN9 hours, 36 minutes291'551
3AS4134 CHINANET-BACKBONE- CN4 days, 2 hours, 46 minutes172'652
4AS17488 HATHWAY-NET-AP- IN5 hours, 56 minutes141'985
5AS8661 PTK- AL2 days, 1 hours, 28 minutes97'550
6AS17816 CHINA169-GZ- CN1 day, 8 hours, 10 minutes83'579
7AS13335 CLOUDFLARENET- US3 days, 11 hours, 20 minutes66'597
8AS14061 DIGITALOCEAN-ASN- US4 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes56'846
9AS17622 CNCGROUP-GZ- CN22 hours, 37 minutes50'855
10AS46606 UNIFIEDLAYER-AS-1- US13 days, 23 hours, 53 minutes46'887
11AS19871 NETWORK-SOLUTIONS-HOSTING- US13 days, 6 hours, 10 minutes37'066
12AS16276 OVH- FR10 days, 16 hours, 53 minutes31'228
13AS15169 GOOGLE- US10 days, 12 hours, 49 minutes30'298
14AS8075 MICROSOFT-CORP-MSN-AS-BLOCK- US17 days, 21 hours, 12 minutes28'573
15AS36352 AS-COLOCROSSING- US11 days, 3 hours, 46 minutes26'200

Top malware hosting networks, hosting active malware content (counting online malware distribution sites only):

RankASNCountryASN-DROP Average Reaction TimeMalware URLs
1AS4837 CHINA169-Backbone- CN 2 days, 14 hours, 11 minutes1'124
2AS9829 BSNL-NIB- IN 9 hours, 36 minutes350
3AS216319 SUNHOST-AS- GBBlocked 7 days, 9 hours, 26 minutes185
4AS15169 GOOGLE- US 10 days, 12 hours, 49 minutes139
5AS4134 CHINANET-BACKBONE- CN 4 days, 2 hours, 46 minutes107
6AS7713 telkomnet-as-ap- ID 1 month, 2 days, 11 hours, 53 minutes84
7AS202306 HOSTGLOBALPLUS-AS- RU 56 minutes73
8AS216309 EVILEMPIRE-AS- RUBlocked 1 month, 6 days, 4 hours, 37 minutes70
9AS36459 GITHUB- US 27 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes67
10AS16509 AMAZON-02- US 3 days, 15 hours, 1 minutes64
11AS37963 ALIBABA-CN-NET- CN 1 month, 18 days, 8 hours, 44 minutes54
12AS210352 aezanet-as- RUBlocked 19 days, 21 hours, 6 minutes49
13AS8708 RCS-RDS- RO 11 days, 9 hours, 5 minutes48
14AS7018 ATT-INTERNET4- US 1 month, 10 days, 14 hours, 51 minutes47
15AS9121 TTNet- TR 15 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes47

Takedown Statistics

URLhaus is sending out abuse reports to hosting providers, hosting malware distribution sites. The following chart shows the number of active malware distribution sites and the number of unique abuse reports sent per day.

The following table shows the top 15 hosting providers with the fastest abuse desks. To generated these statistics, URLhaus measures the time between when URLhaus sent the abuse complaint to the hosting provider and when the reported content goes offline. Please consider that the accuracy is +/- 1 hour.

RankASN GoodCountryOnlineOfflineAverage Reaction Time
1AS49600 NEARIP- ES015 minutes
2AS13022 STREAMS_GMBH- AT015 minutes
3AS133983 SBB-AS-IN- None035 minutes
4AS52564 Biazi_Telecom- BR016 minutes
5AS7020 QDATA-AS- NZ017 minutes
6AS263948 NEW_LIFE_TELECOM- BR017 minutes
7AS134013 MASSSOHN-AS-IN- IN017 minutes
8AS197684 ASHOSTUA- UA027 minutes
9AS134929 ORANGECITY-AS- None017 minutes
10AS55441 TTSLMEIS-AS-AP- IN017 minutes
11AS55486 NETWORX-AS-AP- None018 minutes
12AS209363 sco-webage-20190220- None019 minutes
13AS268490 A.I.P._INTERNET- BR019 minutes
14AS267060 Jspnet_servios_de_comunicaes_multimidia_eireli- None019 minutes
15AS268824 CONNECTMAX_TELECOM- None0210 minutes

The following table shows the top 15 hosting providers with the slowest abuse desks. To generated these statistics, URLhaus measures the time between when URLhaus sent the abuse complaint to the hosting provider and when the reported content goes offline. Please consider that the accuracy is +/- 1 hour.

RankASN PoorCountryOnlineOfflineAverage Reaction Time
1AS23520 COLUMBUS-NETWORKS- US014 years, 6 months, 14 days, 16 hours, 19 minutes
2AS135523 MULTINET-IE-AS-AP- PK114 years, 6 months, 0 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes
3AS37677 SCPT- CD614 years, 2 months, 23 days, 19 hours, 10 minutes
4AS136523 COLODEE-AS-AP- TH013 years, 10 months, 16 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes
5AS10099 UNICOM-Global- HK0113 years, 9 months, 6 days, 10 hours, 11 minutes
6AS197838 CHEELOO-AS- PL013 years, 8 months, 1 days, 17 hours, 58 minutes
7AS199391 XGlobe-199391- IL033 years, 6 months, 25 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes
8AS58061 SCALAXY-AS- NL013 years, 5 months, 20 days, 12 hours, 33 minutes
9AS263057 Connect_Network- BR013 years, 5 months, 14 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes
10AS4662 QTCN-ASN1- TW013 years, 1 months, 15 days, 18 hours, 40 minutes
11AS30782 TOYA-KRAKOW-AS- PL013 years, 1 months, 4 days, 20 hours, 34 minutes
12AS51622 IV-COM-as- UA412 years, 10 months, 17 days, 7 hours, 29 minutes
13AS37024 Yoprov- ZW012 years, 9 months, 27 days, 23 hours, 58 minutes
14AS60822 WISP1- IT012 years, 9 months, 15 days, 2 hours, 6 minutes
15AS9811 DRCSCNET- CN222 years, 9 months, 5 days, 8 hours, 32 minutes

The full list of average reaction time over all hosting providers (ASNs) can be found here:

If you are a hosting provider, network owner or national CERT, you can subscribe to the URLhaus feed for your ASN or country here: