Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 882
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 47,479
First Seen: December 13, 2012
Last Seen: September 25, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows is a deceptive website that tries to trick visitors into subscribing to its push notification services. The goal of the site is to abuse its newly-received browser privileges to deliver numerous unwanted advertisements to the user and generate monetary gains for its operators in the process. has also been observed to cause unwanted redirects to shady third-party websites. 

This is a rather popular browser-based tactic and countless pages proliferating it has been put on the Internet already. The trend doesn't seem to be slowing down with more and more deceptive websites emerging almost daily. The most widely used deceptive scenario employed by these dubious pages is to pretend to be doing a CAPTCHA check for bots. is not an exception with the page displaying a message similar to:

'Click 'Allow' to confirm that you are not a robot!'

It should be noted that the advertisements generated by such untrustworthy sources also should be treated as potentially risky. They also could employ various manipulative or clickbait tactics to get users to engage with them. Afterward, through forced redirects, the advertisements could lead to other online tactics, phishing pages, fake giveaways, etc. also can cause unwanted redirects. Infosec researchers have observed the page opening a suspicious dating site. 

To stop from interfering with their browsing, users should revoke all of the permissions they granted the page unknowingly. Typically, this can be done via the 'Permissions' or 'Notifications' section of the browser's Settings. 

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