Threat Database Adware displays misleading alerts or warning messages to trick people into subscribing to its push notification services. This is a popular scheme perpetrated by countless websites virtually identical to If successful, the hoax websites will begin to generate monetary gains for their creators by running intrusive advertising campaigns on the affected devices.

The particular scenario chosen by is to pretend to be conducting a CAPTCHA check for bots. Visitors will see an image with a robot and a variation of the following messages:

'I am not a robot. Click Allow to verify that you are not a robot.

Click Allow to confirm'

Users who are distracted or do not pay enough attention while clicking, can easily fall for this trap and grant broad browser permissions to the deceptive website. Afterward, they will be subjected to a flood of advertising materials delivering questionable content. The advertisements could arrive in the form of annoying pop-ups that cover up any legitimate content and lead to a drastically diminished user experience on the device. Furthermore, the advertisements should be approached with caution, as they could redirect to unsafe third-party websites. Among them could be phishing pages that collect all entered information, dubious online casinos, domains spreading PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs), or even compromised websites delivering serious malware threats. 


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