Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,006
First Seen: January 25, 2019
Last Seen: April 1, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows employs various social-engineering tricks and manipulative messages to run a popular browser-based tactic. The page operates exactly like countless other websites dedicated to the proliferation of the same scheme. These pages try to trick visitors into subscribing to their push notification services unknowingly. If successful, the sites can begin generating revenue for their creators through intrusive ad campaigns.

Indeed, users who have fallen for the tricks of will find their devices flooded by unwanted advertisements. The advertisements could impact the browsing experience significantly. More importantly, the advertisements should not be approached carelessly. Users who click on them risk being redirected to unsafe third-party websites. It is not uncommon for the redirects to lead to phishing pages trying to obtain private information, sites spreading PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs), shady online game platforms, and more.

One of the most common deceptions abused by sites such as is to pretend to be carrying out a CAPTCHA check for bots. Users may be shown other messages such as:

'Click Allow to confirm you are not a robot!'

'Click Allow to confirm'

'Click Allow to close this window'

'To watch the video, click Allow'

It is important to stop these annoying pages from interfering with your device as soon as possible. Typically, to deal with annoying websites such as users will need to revoke the page's permissions through the browser's settings.

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