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Posted: October 10, 2014

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 20,688
First Seen: October 2, 2014
Last Seen: June 30, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

YouTubeGizmos is an adware program that may be apt to offering ways to utilize youtube in a supposed better manor. Use of YouTubeGizmos may not be harmful to a computer but it could load up other advertisements as pop-ups or banners at random times. This may be intrusive and annoying as YouTubeGizmos may load up the ads while you are attempting to surf the internet. Usually YouTubeGizmos is loaded on a system through the installation of random freeware apps or bundled software. Removal of YouTubeGizmos may be a difficult task for some but proven to be easy by use of an updated antispyware tool.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\youtubegizm\tytghn.exe File name: tytghn.exe
Size: 645.12 KB (645120 bytes)
MD5: 0ce91fbad0f23f73806c9930c6be9434
Detection count: 3,019
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\youtubegizm\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 13, 2020
%APPDATA%\PC-Gizmos\PCGizmosBHO.dll File name: PCGizmosBHO.dll
Size: 113.15 KB (113152 bytes)
MD5: d68148277723e4ea4b087d3e3f57d193
Detection count: 1,958
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Path: %APPDATA%\PC-Gizmos\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: June 28, 2016
C:\Users\sylvia\AppData\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PCGizmosBHO.20.dll\PCGizmosBHO.20.dll File name: PCGizmosBHO.20.dll
Size: 113.15 KB (113152 bytes)
MD5: 9f725a1a61ee573653e67c24783b0f98
Detection count: 1,543
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Path: C:\Users\sylvia\AppData\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PCGizmosBHO.20.dll\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 17, 2020

More files

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\youtubegizm%LOCALAPPDATA%\youtubegizm%PROGRAMFILES%\youtubegizm%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\youtubegizm%USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\youtubegizmHKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\youtubegizm Chrome WatcherSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\youtubegizm FireFox WatcherSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\youtubegizm RunnerSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\youtubegizm Stats ReportSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\youtubegizm Update CheckerSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\youtubegizmSOFTWARE\youtubegizmHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}youtubegizm