Flvto Youtube Downloader

By GoldSparrow in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 1,255
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 176,030
First Seen: January 14, 2015
Last Seen: March 24, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows

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The Flvto Youtube Downloader program is promoted on Flvto.biz as a useful extension that can permit you to benefit from the services offered by Flvto.biz without loading the site. As its name suggests, the Flvto Youtube Downloader app helps users convert and download video content from the Google's YouTube platform. At the time of research, the Flvto Youtube Downloader app is packed as a browser extension available to Google Chrome users only. You should note that the Flvto Youtube Downloader extension does not have a valid page on the Chrome Web Store and its developers offer access to an unpacked version at flvto.biz/how-to/how-to-install-chrome-plugin-win. Google has banned the installation of unpacked extensions outside of the Chrome Web Store since 2015 for security reasons.

PC users that are looking to install the Flvto Youtube Downloader extension may be suggested to enable the Developer Mode in Chrome and load the unpacked extension manually. You should reconsider following the instructions on flvto.biz/how-to/how-to-install-chrome-plugin-win because you may allow the Flvto Youtube Downloader extension to read all data packets exchanged online. The Flvto Youtube Downloader app is recognized as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), which may allow you to download and convert content from YouTube. The Flvto Youtube Downloader extension has not been verified by the security team at Google, and you might want to avoid extensions that have full access to the information you share online. PC users have reported pop-up windows with commercial content and browser redirects to recommended software since the Flvto Youtube Downloader extension received an update in April 2017. Additionally, the Flvto Youtube Downloader app may open new tabs and bring their content to the foreground by forcing the user to load promotional videos and banners. PC users that are looking for an online media conversion tool may want to avoid the Flvto Youtube Downloader software from Flvto.biz and seek a better alternative. You can delete the Flvto Youtube Downloader extension and associated tracking cookies with the help of a reliable anti-spyware solution.

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File System Details

Flvto Youtube Downloader may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. FYDLoad_inflvto_18.exe 40de724747c691657d39ffb14c8b7861 1,437
2. flvtoyoutubedownloader.exe f6d04b29c39ebeff17ef62b8f6e2831e 645

Registry Details

Flvto Youtube Downloader may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Flvto Youtube Downloader.lnk
Uninstall Flvto YouTube Downloader.lnk
SOFTWARE\Flvto Youtube Downloader
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\flvto.biz
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\www.flvto.biz
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\flvto.biz
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\www.flvto.biz
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Flvto Youtube Downloader
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Flvto Youtube Downloader


Flvto Youtube Downloader may create the following directory or directories:

%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Flvto Youtube Downloader
%AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Flvto Youtube Downloader
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Flvto Youtube Downloader
%PROGRAMFILES%\Flvto Youtube Downloader
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Flvto Youtube Downloader
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Flvto
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Flvto Youtube Downloader
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\FlvtoYoutubeDownloader


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