Threat Database Browser Hijackers

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 9,561
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 985
First Seen: March 9, 2022
Last Seen: September 18, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Typically, users are never going to land on the page intentionally. After all, the page offers little in terms of benefitting its visitors. Instead, it is solely designed to run a popular browser-based tactic that involves luring users into unknowingly enabling its push notification services. That is why, in the vast majority of cases where users suddenly encounter this site, they were taken there via redirects caused by rogue advertising networks or due to an intrusive PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) lurking inside their computers.

The exact deceiving scenario utilized by may be selected based on factors, such as the user's IP address and geolocation. For some visitors, the site may try to imitate conducting a CAPTCHA check, as its name suggests. However, others may be shown a video window that is seemingly having playback issues. The deceptive page will try to imply that to access the content, users will need to click on the shown 'Allow' button. One confirmed such message is:

'Press Allow to watch the video'

After subscribing to, users will most likely suffer a drastic increase in the advertisements seen while browsing. Furthermore, the advertisements themselves could take advantage of similar clickbait and social-engineering tactics to promote additional hoax websites, suspicious gambling sites, shady adult-oriented platforms and more. It is not uncommon for the advertisements also to promote various PUPs, adware, and browser hijackers under the guise of supposedly useful applications.

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