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Kudos0

Youtube downloader

Norton says the exec file for YouTube Downloader is unsafe, even though I have said to Allow this program, Norton deletes it!

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Kudos0

Re: Youtube downloader

 Search the hash at VirusTotal (link is external) or upload file to VirSCAN (link is external) and Jotti.   (link is external)  
The sites that host YT downloader are known to push PUPs
Before you give the file a pass submit the file for analysis How to report false positives

Programs like FreeStudio / Youtube Download are "freeware" with no money charged, but at the price of having various "tools" and "utilities" bundled with them. Installing these is enabled by default, and some versions also attempt to make users install them after closing the main software. So with a negligent click-through, you will get unwanted stuff like toolbars, "optimizers" and a hijacked web browser, redirected to unwanted search portals, start pages and the like.

Kudos0

Re: Youtube downloader

Thanks I will try your links.

Kudos1 Stats

Re: Youtube downloader

Two of the top ten downloads on CNET (KMPlayer and YTD) are bundling two different types of HTTPS-hijacking adware, and in our research we found that most other freeware sites are doing the same thing. <reference here>

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