Threat Database Rogue Websites

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 4,779
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 176
First Seen: March 6, 2023
Last Seen: September 17, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows is a website that is designed to deceive users into subscribing to its push notifications, which it then uses to send spam notifications directly to their computers or phones. Unfortunately, is a suspicious website that exploits the browser's built-in push notification system to show spam pop-up ads on the victims' devices.

Rogue Websites Rely on Fake or Clickbait Messages to Trick Visitors

To lure unsuspecting users into subscribing to its push notifications, employs fake error messages and alerts. These deceptive messages trick users into subscribing to its push notifications without realizing the consequences. For example, visitors may be presented with messages that imitate a CAPTCHA check. The dubious site will claim that only after passing the fake check will users be able to access the actual content of the page, which in reality doesn't exist. Once users subscribe to's push notifications, they will start receiving spam pop-ups that are similar to the image shown below, even if their browser is closed.

The pop-ups that appear on users' devices will promote adult sites, online web games, fake software updates, and other unwanted programs. These pop-ups can be incredibly annoying and frustrating, and they can also be unsafe, as they can lead users to unreliable websites or inadvertently download harmful software onto their devices.

Users should avoid subscribing to push notifications from any website that they do not trust, as it can be challenging to unsubscribe from these notifications once they are activated. If users have accidentally subscribed to push notifications from or any other suspicious website, they should take steps to remove the subscription immediately to prevent further spam notifications.

Stop Rogue Websites from Generating Notifications as Soon as Possible

If users have subscribed to intrusive browser notifications delivered by rogue websites and want to unsubscribe, there are a few steps they can take.

One way to unsubscribe is to go to the browser's settings and navigate to the section that manages notifications. From there, users can find the notification settings for the specific website they want to unsubscribe from and disable notifications. Alternatively, users can right-click on the notification itself and select the option to turn off notifications for that specific website.

If the above methods do not work, users may need to reset their browser settings to their default state. They can finish this by going to the browser's settings and selecting the option to reset the browser to its original state. However, resetting the browser can remove any customizations, bookmarks, and saved passwords, so users should ensure that they have backed up any important data before resetting the browser.

In some cases, rogue websites may use deceptive tactics to prevent users from unsubscribing from their notifications. For example, the website may use multiple pop-ups to trick users into subscribing again. In such cases, users may need to use an ad-blocking or anti-malware tool to block the notifications from appearing.

Overall, users must be cautious when subscribing to notifications from any website and only subscribe to notifications from websites they trust. If users accidentally subscribe to notifications from a rogue website, they should take immediate steps to unsubscribe and prevent further spam notifications.

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