EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecard
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are assessment reports for different malware threats which have been collected and analyzed by our research team. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards evaluate and rank threats using several metrics including real-world and potential risk factors, trends, frequency, prevalence, and persistence. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are updated regularly based on our research data and metrics and are useful for a wide range of computer users, from end users seeking solutions to remove malware from their systems to security experts analyzing threats.
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards display a variety of useful information, including:
Ranking: The ranking of a particular threat in EnigmaSoft’s Threat Database.
Severity Level: The determined severity level of an object, represented numerically, based on our risk modeling process and research, as explained in our Threat Assessment Criteria.
Infected Computers: The number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular threat detected on infected computers as reported by SpyHunter.
See also Threat Assessment Criteria.
|Threat Level:||20 % (Normal)|
|First Seen:||May 11, 2023|
|Last Seen:||May 27, 2023|
According to cybersecurity researchers who analyzed the site, the primary aim of Captchasafe.top is to deceive users into subscribing to its notifications. Doing so will enable the site to send browser notifications containing intrusive advertisements or other unwanted content to users' devices. Captchasafe.top may also redirect visitors to similarly unreliable pages through forced redirects. The same tactic is likely to be the reason why users landed on Captchasafe.top in the first place.
Rogue Websites Like Captchasafe.top Rely Heavily on Fake Messages
When a user visits Captchasafe.top, they may encounter a deceptive technique that prompts them to solve a fake CAPTCHA by clicking the 'Allow' button. However, by doing so, they unwittingly agree to receive notifications from the site. Notifications coming from dubious sources such as Captchasafe.top may lead to harmful websites and applications that may compromise the user's system.
Indeed, the notifications sent by Captchasafe.top often contain false claims of virus infections on the user's computer. Clicking on these notifications may redirect users to technical support scams, phishing pages, websites hosting dubious applications, and other potentially harmful content.
If users trust the notifications and click on them, they run the risk of experiencing financial loss, identity theft, or having intrusive PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) installed on their devices.
To avoid these potential dangers, visitors to Captchasafe.top should refrain from granting permission to receive notifications. Additionally, they should be wary of similar pages that may redirect them to other untrustworthy sites.
Pay Attention to the Indications of a Fake CAPTCHA Check
A fake CAPTCHA check may show signs that are not typical of a genuine CAPTCHA check. These signs can include:
- The CAPTCHA appears out of context, such as on a non-login page or a page where a CAPTCHA is not normally required.
- The CAPTCHA may be visually different from a typical CAPTCHA. The letters or numbers may be distorted or blurred, or the background may be too cluttered or too plain.
- The fake CAPTCHA may not be timed, meaning there is no countdown or time limit for completing the challenge.
- The language or wording of the CAPTCHA challenge may be unusual or nonsensical.
- The 'submit' or 'allow' buttons may be too prominent, such as being in a larger font or flashing.
- A fake CAPTCHA may be accompanied by other suspicious activity, such as pop-up ads, fake system messages, or requests to download software.
If any of these signs are present, visitors should exercise caution and be skeptical of the authenticity of the CAPTCHA check. They should avoid clicking on any buttons or links associated with the CAPTCHA and should exit the page if possible.