Deceiving domain - youtubedownload.video

Type: Adware

Youtubedownload.video is a domain that offers to convert Youtube videos to mp3 and mp4 formats. This service has earned a questionable reputation as the app acts as a PUP. Users have reported that it infiltrates other suspicious products such as Freecorder when downloading Youtube videos.

Also, Youtubedownload.video virus has been known for its advertising capabilities during online sessions. The ads can interfere with the users browsing activities when using any type of web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, or Safari.

Additionally, you can experience unexpected redirects from Youtubedownload.video while using its services. Most of the time you are likely to be taken to affiliate sources, however, in some cases, you can accidentally land on a potentially malicious website.

Other features of Youtubedownload.video include collecting information about the user's browsing activities, browser type, and other browser-related details, modifying the homepage and new tab URL directories of the web browser app, etc. This product can get infiltrated through freeware or shareware packages that come from third-party downloading sources such as cnet.com.

Name youtubedownload.video
Type Youtube video converter, PUP
Target Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Safari
Activities Advertising and redirecting during browsing sessions, collecting browsing-related data, changing the homepage and new tab URL of the web browser, injecting other PUPs

youtubedownload.video violations

2CR-015: The questionable domain has been flagged as a potentially suspicious location by multiple security websites

2CR-013: The developers try to attract all users to use the tricky services by providing "handy" Youtube video converting features

The developers try to attract all users to use the tricky services by providing "handy" Youtube video converting features