Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 5,440
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 3,280
First Seen: March 17, 2022
Last Seen: September 9, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows fails to provide its visitors with any meaningful content or service. After all, this is not among the priorities of this con page. Instead, it tries to lure users into enabling its push notifications via various deceptive messages. This hoax website type has been flooding the Internet for a while now and more are emerging almost daily.

The goal of the fraudsters is to abuse the legitimate push notifications browser feature to generate proceeds via intrusive advertising campaigns. The advertisements associated with these dubious sites should be approached with caution. Typically, they are used to promote additional untrustworthy places, such as fake giveaways, phishing schemes, adult-oriented platforms, etc. Users also encounter seemingly enticing offers for software products that once installed turn out to be little more than PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) with adware, browser-hijacker, data-tracking and other intrusive functionalities. 

As for the fake scenario employed by, it may depend on certain parameters, such as the user's IP address and geolocation. One of the more frequently encountered options involves the dubious page pretending to be doing a CAPTCHA check. Users may be presented with an image of a robot and a message claiming that they must click the 'Allow' button, to prove they are not bots. Of course, this or any other message exhibited by the hoax website should not be trusted. The best course of action is to simply close the page. 

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