Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 10,397
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 341
First Seen: May 29, 2022
Last Seen: September 5, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows is another deceptive website trying to take advantage of its users. The page operates in a way that is virtually indistinguishable from all the other untrustworthy websites exploiting the push notifications feature. These pages rely heavily on clickbait and social-engineering tactics to convince their visitors into pressing the displayed 'Allow' button. The false messages will most commonly try to hide the fact that pressing the button will subscribe users to the push notification of the page.

One of the most frequently used false scenarios sees the dubious page pretend to do a CAPTCHA check. Another option, one that cybersecurity researchers have observed on, consists of showing a video window that is encountering some unspecified issue. Users should keep in mind that one rogue website could switch between several different scenarios based on the incoming IP addresses and visitors' geolocations. As for the displayed messages, they could be variations of:

'Click Allow to watch'

'Press Allow to verify that you are not a robot'

'Click Allow to download'

If receives the necessary browser permission, it will abuse them to run an intrusive ad campaign. Users should be warned that advertisements coming from such unproven sources are rarely legitimate. It is far more likely for the advertisements to promote additional unsafe destinations, such as fake giveaways, suspicious adult platforms, betting websites and more.

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