Most Delivery Payload


Average Takedown Time

22 hours, 6 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_urlhaus1'198'439
2 geenensp488'733
3 Cryptolaemus1259'091
4 zbetcheckin134'202
5 Gandylyan1124'834
6 tammeto72'277
7 abuse_ch57'036
8 p5yb34m48'052
9 tolisec39'207
10 spamhaus39'030
11 Petras_Simeon26'161
12 shotgunner10119'193
13 r3dbU7z19'057
14 JayTHL19'037
15 0xrb13'773

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, 41 minutes766'071
2AS9829 BSNL-NIB- IN9 hours, 39 minutes264'441
3AS4134 CHINANET-BACKBONE- CN4 days, 2 hours, 12 minutes170'009
4AS17488 HATHWAY-NET-AP- IN5 hours, 55 minutes141'703
5AS8661 PTK- AL2 days, 1 hours, 28 minutes97'531
6AS17816 CHINA169-GZ- CN1 day, 8 hours, 22 minutes82'663
7AS13335 CLOUDFLARENET- US3 days, 11 hours, 19 minutes65'801
8AS14061 DIGITALOCEAN-ASN- US4 days, 10 hours, 6 minutes55'368
9AS17622 CNCGROUP-GZ- CN22 hours, 37 minutes50'855
10AS46606 UNIFIEDLAYER-AS-1- US13 days, 21 hours, 43 minutes46'855
11AS19871 NETWORK-SOLUTIONS-HOSTING- US13 days, 4 hours, 47 minutes37'051
12AS16276 OVH- FR10 days, 18 hours, 24 minutes30'937
13AS15169 GOOGLE- US10 days, 7 hours, 45 minutes29'887
14AS8075 MICROSOFT-CORP-MSN-AS-BLOCK- US17 days, 22 hours, 48 minutes28'496
15AS36352 AS-COLOCROSSING- US11 days, 5 hours, 32 minutes25'976

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, 38 minutes775
2AS15169 GOOGLE- US 10 days, 7 hours, 45 minutes183
3AS4134 CHINANET-BACKBONE- CN 4 days, 2 hours, 14 minutes183
4AS215240 NETRESEARCH- GBBlocked 9 days, 5 hours, 45 minutes171
5AS19318 IS-AS-1- US 14 days, 16 hours, 4 minutes148
6AS216319 SUNHOST-AS- GBBlocked 14 days, 9 hours, 6 minutes135
7AS7713 telkomnet-as-ap- ID 1 month, 1 days, 13 hours, 10 minutes101
8AS135905 VNPT-AS-VN- VN 10 days, 13 hours, 50 minutes68
9AS58224 TCI- IR 1 month, 6 days, 18 hours, 6 minutes68
10AS203168 unknow- BEBlocked 10 days, 21 hours, 15 minutes68
11AS9829 BSNL-NIB- IN 9 hours, 39 minutes67
12AS16509 AMAZON-02- US 3 days, 11 hours, 40 minutes63
13AS200593 PROSPERO-AS- RUBlocked 1 month, 7 days, 12 hours, 22 minutes63
14AS216309 EVILEMPIRE-AS- RUBlocked 25 days, 20 hours, 57 minutes58
15AS9121 TTNet- TR 15 days, 9 hours, 28 minutes58

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
1AS47655 LINKINTEL- RU014 years, 7 months, 10 days, 16 hours, 29 minutes
2AS8720 ASPAN-AS- KZ014 years, 7 months, 8 days, 13 hours, 46 minutes
3AS8014 BATELNET- BS014 years, 6 months, 14 days, 16 hours, 19 minutes
4AS6 BULL-HN- US014 years, 2 months, 23 days, 19 hours, 10 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
8AS263057 Connect_Network- BR013 years, 5 months, 14 days, 4 hours, 29 minutes
9AS4662 QTCN-ASN1- TW013 years, 1 months, 15 days, 18 hours, 40 minutes
10AS30782 TOYA-KRAKOW-AS- PL013 years, 1 months, 4 days, 20 hours, 34 minutes
11AS51622 IV-COM-as- UA412 years, 10 months, 17 days, 7 hours, 29 minutes
12AS35745 PROVECTOR-AS- PL212 years, 10 months, 15 days, 16 hours, 47 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: