Allopingthouse.club DescriptionType: Adware
Allopingthouse.club is a deceptive website that aims to trick users into subscribing to its push notification services. This particular scheme is extremely popular with countless con websites dedicated to its proliferation already put up on the Internet and more are emerging almost daily.
The tactic consists of showing bait alerts or warning messages to visitors in an attempt to convince them to click the 'Allow' button. As we said, that would subscribe the user to the push notification of the site. In practice, the site will receive broad browser permissions that it will then exploit to run an intrusive advertising campaign. The operators of these sites usually receive monetary gains via Pay-Per-Click schemes.
The specific ploy carried out by Allopingthouse.club is to pose as if it is conducting a CAPTCHA check for bots. Visitors are instructed to prove that they are in fact human. The site shows an image with a robot and the following messages:
'Click Allow to confirm
I am not a robot. Click Allow to verify that you are not a robot'
The advertisements delivered by such scams could negatively impact the user experience on the affected device. Not to mention that the advertisements themselves should be approached with caution. They could deliver questionable clickbait content or, via forced redirects, take the user to unsafe third-party websites such as phishing pages or domains spreading PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs).
To deal with the activities of Allopingthouse.club, and the other virtually identical hoax websites, users will have to revoke all the permissions they had given to them unknowingly. This can usually be done via the 'Permissions' or 'Notifications' menu, depending on the specific Web browser.
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