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PUA.YouTubeDownGTApp

PUA.YouTubeDownGTApp

Updated:
29 June 2015
Name:
YTD Video Downloader
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.YouTubeDownGTApp is a potentially unwanted application that downloads other applications onto the computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as YouTubeDownGTApp.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 17 November 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version 06 November 2018 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version 10 December 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version 06 November 2018 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 19 November 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
The program must be downloaded and installed manually.

When the program is installed, it creates the following files:
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\YTD Video Downloader.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\YTD Video Downloader\Uninstall.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\YTD Video Downloader\Web site.url %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\YTD Video Downloader\YTD Video Downloader.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\COPYING.Apachev2
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\COPYING.LGPLv2
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\COPYING.LGPLv3 %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\FFMPEG.EXE
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1025.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1026.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1029.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1030.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1031.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1032.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1033.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1034.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1035.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1036.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1038.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1040.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1043.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1044.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1045.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1048.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1049.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1050.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1051.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1052.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1053.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1055.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1059.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1060.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res1061.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res2052.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res2070.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res2074.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Lang\res9999.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\librtmp.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\libvlc.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\libvlccore.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\LICENSE
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\manual.bat
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\access\libfilesystem_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\audio_filter\libaudio_format_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\audio_filter\libtrivial_channel_mixer_plugin.dll %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\audio_filter\libugly_resampler_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\audio_mixer\libfloat_mixer_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\audio_mixer\libinteger_mixer_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\audio_output\libdirectsound_plugin.dll %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\codec\libavcodec_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\plugins.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\video_filter\libswscale_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\video_output\libdirect3d_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\video_output\libdrawable_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\video_output\libvmem_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\plugins\video_output\libwingdi_plugin.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\scripts.yds
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\Uninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\ytd.exe

Next, the program creates the following registry subkeys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\DisplayIcon: "C:\Program Files\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\ytd.exe,0"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\DisplayName: "YTD Video Downloader 4.8.6"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\UninstallString: ""C:\Program Files\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\uninstall.exe""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\Publisher: "GreenTree Applications SRL"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\URLInfoAbout: "http://www.ytddownloader.com"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\NoModify: 0x00000001
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\NoRepair: 0x00000001
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\InstallDir: "C:\Program Files\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\InstallLocation: "C:\Program Files\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\MainApp: "C:\Program Files\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader\ytd.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\VersionMajor: "4"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\VersionMinor: "8"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1a413f37-ed88-4fec-9666-5c48dc4b7bb7}\DisplayVersion: "4.8.6"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\ISN: "5A445121121C4B098F46CE9EB8251ECF"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\: "C:\Program Files\GreenTree Applications\YTD Video Downloader"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\Language: "1033"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\kitType: "ytd"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\NextCheckAutoUpdate: 0x5488FF04
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\ConvertDirectory: "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\ConversionTypeDwnld: 0x00000000
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\ConvertQualityDwnld: 0x00000000
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\DownloadQuality: 0x00000006
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\DownloadDirectory: "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents"
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\DeleteOriginalFile: 0x00000000
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\AutoConvert: 0x00000000
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\ConversionType: 0x00000000
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\ConvertQuality: 0x00000000
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\InitialDirectory: ""
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\DeleteAfterConversion: 0x00000000
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\GreenTree Applications\YTD\SameFolderAsDwnlds: 0x00000001
  • HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3867651352-1424935759-6573989-500\Software\{DAF8B7E5-449D-4180-8281-10E536E597F2}\lv: 0x5488564A

After the installation process is complete, the program opens.


The program also downloads the following adware programs and potentially unwanted apps:
  • RocketTab
  • Spigot
  • BrowserSafeGuard
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