Threat Database Rogue Websites is a deceptive website, whose only goal is to trick its visitors into subscribing to its push notification services. This is an extremely popular browser-based tactic and countless websites, virtually identical to in functionality have already been clogging the Internet with more and more popping into existence almost daily. 

The crux of this scheme consists of using social-engineering tactics and fake alerts or warning messages to trick unsuspecting visitors into clicking the 'Allow' button. A common scenario is for the con site pretending to be conducting a CAPTCHA check for bots urging its visitors to click the button as proof that they are indeed humans. Other variations include stating that a non-specified file is now ready for download or a video clip will become available only after clicking 'Allow.'

No matter what shows you, it is for the best to ignore its messages completely. Otherwise, the deceiving site will receive broad browser permissions that it will proceed to exploit to run an intrusive advertisement campaign on the device. The delivered advertisements could impact the browsing experience significantly by starting to overlay any legitimate content that the user is trying to access. Not to mention, that the advertisements should be regarded as being as untrustworthy as itself. Engaging with the presented advertising materials could take users to suspicious third-party websites, where they could be subjected to phishing or other online tactics, fake giveaways or offers from various PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs).

To stop from affecting your device any longer, you will have to navigate to the appropriate Settings menu of your browser. Usually, you can manage the permissions granted to each site through either the 'Permissions' or 'Notifications' menu. 


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