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:||January 15, 2023|
|Last Seen:||May 23, 2023|
Gazpachuisthree.xyz is a deceptive website that shows fake messages to trick visitors into believing their computers are infected. It pretends to 'scan' the computer for threats alongside a fake security alert, urging users to follow the displayed instructions. Infosec researchers also noticed that the dubious page might show a second message posing as a Windows alert. It claims that the visitor's Windows system is infected with viruses and other threatening applications.
Gazpachuisthree.xyz is likely operated by fraudsters looking to earn illegitimate commissions when someone purchases a subscription for a promoted product via their page. Even though the fake notifications found on the site carry the name, branding, and logo of the legitimate McAfee company, this computer security organization has nothing to do with Gazpachuisthree.xyz. In addition to displaying deceptive messages, the site may ask for permission to show notifications, which can be used to promote other tactics, shady applications and phishing pages. In short, sites like this one should not be trusted as they employ fake messages disguised as system alerts to trick visitors into believing that their computers are infected.
How to Recognize Deceptive Pages Like Gazpachuisthree.xyz
Rogue websites are fraudulent websites that try to collect information, promote dubious applications, or earn their operators' money in some shady way. It is primordial for users to recognize these untrustworthy sites to protect themselves from identity theft, fraud or other tactics.
- Check the Domain's Name
One of the first things you should look at when determining if a website is legitimate is the domain name. Legitimate business websites commonly have 'top-level' extensions, such as '.com' or '.org.' There also are other indicators, such as the use of country-specific domain extensions like '.uk' or '.fr,' which are typically more secure than generic ones.
- Look out for Poorly Written Content
If a website contains poorly written content with many grammatical and typographical errors, this can be an indicator that it is a phony website created by fraudsters for nefarious purposes. These websites often lack quality control measures needed for real business enterprises, so looking out for errors can be helpful in warning you against the potential risks associated with them.
- Take Note of Unusual Text or Characters
Rogue websites often contain unusual characters or words, which could indicate a scheme or phishing attempt (e.g., strings of random letters). Some con artists make use of non-standard scripts or copy/paste code collected from other sites to create their own experimental versions that attempt to fool unsuspecting victims into giving them access to personal information, so this should always be looked out for as well when evaluating any website.