Presence of Fireplayer can result extremely harmful for the efficiency and performance of PC. It is fatal in nature that carries ability to lead the system to destructive situations or make it almost useless. Whats even worse, it spreads like a wild fire and is hard to contain. It has damaged millions of the Windows PC across the world and the count is still on. Once it invades PC, it start its malicious activities in the background. One of the main objective is to install of malicious codes internally through it can bring bundles of malignant threats. Moreover, it also disables the working of pre-installed antivirus and other securities of the infected PC.
Threat Assessment of Fireplayer
- Damage Level: Low to Medium
- Distribution: Wild
- System Infected: All versions of Windows PC.
- No. of files infects: 0-51 at a time
- Affected Countries: Worldwide
The Fireplayer software by DisplayTime Software Inc. is promoted as ‘The Ultimate HD Media Player’ as stated on Fireplayr.com/index.html. The Fireplayer software is offered to users as a reliable multimedia player and entertainment solution that allows users to stream content from YouTube without the need for a Google account. At first sight, the Fireplayer does not require integration with your browser to provide multimedia content from YouTube, and it appears to work and look similarly to Splash player by Mirillis Ltd. The marketing pitch for Fireplayer reads: ‘FirePlayer is the ultimate tool for video enthusiasts. Marvel as HD quality is played directly from YouTube on your desktop, and then view local video content as well–with FirePlayer’s built in hardware acceleration that uses less CPU resources and less battery life!’…