Threat Database Rogue Websites is a dubious site, designed to deliver questionable content to its visitors and to proliferate a browser-based tactic specifically. joins the countless other pages that exhibit the same deceptive behavior and more and more are emerging almost daily. Keep in mind that users land on these pages out of their own free will rarely. In the vast majority of cases, they are taken there either as a redirect from a previously visited questionable page or as a result of having a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) present on their devices.

Hoax pages such as can sometimes modify their behavior based on the user geolocation. They determine this fact by scanning the incoming IP addresses of the visitors and can then either open new equally untrustworthy sites or deliver questionable content by themselves.

Furthermore, users could be presented with deceptive messages that try to trick them into subscribing to the site's push notification services. The different schemes could involve pretending to be running a CAPTCHA tactic, stating that a file is ready for download, or showing a video window that is buffering. No matter what the particular scheme is going to be, the accompanying messages will always tell visitors to click the 'Allow' button.

Doing so will give all the browser permissions it needs to start running an intrusive advertising campaign on the device. The advertisements could diminish the user experience severely and lead to more suspicious pages via forced redirect and clickbait messages. To stop pages such as, users will have to navigate to the respective browser settings, usually under the 'Permissions' or 'Notifications' menus and change it.


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