Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 12,823
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 9
First Seen: March 13, 2024
Last Seen: March 18, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows has been identified as a dubious website by cybersecurity experts during an analysis of suspicious online platforms. This website operates with the primary goal of promoting spam browser notifications and redirecting users towards various other websites, many of which are likely to be untrustworthy or pose potential risks. Typically, users stumble upon sites like through redirects triggered by websites utilizing rogue advertising networks. May Utilize Various False Scenarios to Trick Visitors

The researchers have noted that presents visitors with a specific set of instructions - 'Click the Allow button to subscribe to the push notifications and continue watching,' urging them to click the 'Allow' button to subscribe to push notifications and continue watching a supposed video. Additionally, above this text, the site features a progress bar that is seemingly stuck and failing to complete its loading process. Importantly, it should be noted that the content encountered on rogue sites like may vary based on factors such as the visitor's IP address, which can determine their geolocation. employs this deceptive tactic to lead users to enable its browser notifications in order to resume watching online content. This deceit may be particularly convincing if visitors arrive at through a redirect initiated by a suspicious streaming website or a similar platform. Upon clicking the suggested 'Allow' button on, however, the researchers found themselves redirected to, another similarly untrustworthy website.

Rogue websites utilize browser notifications as a means to conduct intrusive advertising campaigns. These advertisements often promote online scams, unreliable software, and various forms of malware, posing significant risks to unsuspecting users.

How to Stop the Intrusive Notifications Generated by Rogue Sites or Questionable Sources?

Users can take several steps to stop intrusive notifications generated by rogue sites or questionable sources:

  • Access Browser Settings: Most modern web browsers allow users to manage notifications directly through their settings. Users can typically find this option in the browser's settings menu or by typing 'chrome://settings/content/notifications' (for Chrome) or 'about:preferences#privacy' (for Firefox) into the address bar. Within the browser settings, users can locate the section dedicated to notifications. From there, they can toggle off the option to allow sites to send notifications. Users may also have the option to block specific sites from sending notifications if they have already granted permission.
  • Clear Browser Data: Clearing browser data, such as cookies and cached files, can help remove any stored permissions or data associated with rogue sites. Users can typically find this option within the browser settings under privacy or history settings.
  • Install Ad Blockers or Security Software: Installing ad blockers or security software with built-in features to block intrusive notifications can provide an additional layer of protection against rogue sites and questionable sources.
  • Stay Vigilant: Users should remain cautious when browsing the internet and avoid clicking on suspicious links or ads. Being vigilant and exercising caution can help prevent unintentionally granting permissions to rogue sites.
  • Regularly Update Browser and Security Software: Keeping browsers and security software up to date ensures users have the latest protection against emerging threats, including those associated with intrusive notifications from rogue sites.

By following these steps, users can effectively stop intrusive notifications generated by rogue sites or questionable sources, thereby enhancing their online security and browsing experience.

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