There are many individuals with shady intents looking to make a buck on the Internet. It is not just cybercriminals developing different malware or characters creating various dubious software. There also are websites with dodgy content. An example of this is the Web page. The one and only goal of this website is to trick the user into giving it permissions to send the person notifications and pop-up advertisements.'s author has opted to use a popular URL shortening service, namely, that also offers monetization options. However, the is a legitimate website that provides a legitimate service and is in no way related to the

The more you browse low-quality Web pages, the higher the chance is to come across the page. Such pages often work in cooperation with various shady advertising networks, which present users with different advertisements and pop-up advertisements. These advertisements, more often than not, promote dubious services and low-quality products.'s redirects run through the service, which offers the website's owner money for each user redirected. The website also is likely to present the users with a prompt that would ask them for permission to send notifications. Often, such shady websites use various social engineering techniques to persuade the user to agree and allow them to display notifications. If the user falls for this, they are likely to be spammed with all sorts of advertisements relentlessly – blog posts, articles, and even videos that are almost certainly of no interest to the user.

In case you are receiving advertisements by the website you may want to look into your browser's settings and make sure to revoke all the permission you have granted to this dubious website. It also will be a good measure to run a scan by a legitimate anti-virus application to make sure your PC has no other issues.


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