Install Free FLV and VLC Player Recommended to View Content - Virus Downloads
March 2, 2014
Cybercriminals have put up fake and malicious FLV and VLC players for download. If you are taken to a website or a pop-up window appears asking you to download any of these players, please close the window. Cybercriminals are using online advertisements to trick persons into installing viruses or Trojan horses, by disguising them as FLV and VLC players.
Please continue reading below.
The Fake and Malicious FLV and VLC Player Downloads
Install Free FLV Player (Recommended)
The Best 100% Free FLV Player - Top Download 2013
Free FLV Player - play FLV video files
Watch videos in Full Screen
Simple video controls allow you to navigate backward and forward through your played videos
Updating takes under a minute - No restart required
This is a Recommended download and installing the player takes under a minute
VLC Player - The most popular FLV Player in the world!
Step1- Download Setup FileStep2- Click "Run" once more
Step1- Click "Run" or "Save File"Step2- Easy installation will now begin
Install FLV Player Recommended to view content
Superior HD video performance with hardware acceleration of video
Faster graphics rendering support with all browsers
Support for full screen mode with multiple monitors
Bug fixes and security enhancements
If you attempt to download and install one of these malicious players, you will be asked to download the following files:
The file names may change.
When we scanned the file "FlvPlayerSetup.exe", the following threats were detected:
- a variant of Win32/InstallCore.KD
When we scanned the file "setup.exe", the following threats were detected:
- Unwanted-Program ( 004942d71 )
- OutBrowse (fs)
If you install these malicious files, your computer will get infected with a virus, Trojan horse or other annoying Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs), which may be used to steal your personal and financial information, by allowing cybercriminals to remotely spy or take control of your computer.
Now, if you have already download and installed one of these malicious programs, please use your antivirus to do a full scan of your computer and use the following program to remove any unwanted programs that were installed on your computer:
You do not need to download and install any FLV program or files. This is because your computer is already able to view to view Flash videos.
And, if you need to download the VLC program, please download it only from the following website: http://www.videolan.org/
Never download software or programs from the following websites, because they host or contain malicious software and programs:
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