Threat Database Browser Hijackers

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 7,770
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,279
First Seen: January 25, 2019
Last Seen: September 20, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows start to mislead its visitors right from its name. Indeed, the site has nothing to do with CAPTCHA checks and pretends to be conducting one only superfluously. Visitors will be shown an image of a robot accompanied by a message claiming that the only way for users to confirm that they are not robots is to click the displayed 'Allow' button. It shouldn't come as a surprise if this sounds familiar - it is the same browser-based tactic that has been responsible for countless fake and deceptive websites flooding the Internet.

The sole purpose of is to exploit the users who fall for its traps by delivering numerous annoying advertisements to their devices. The site will be able to do so because clicking 'Allow' will subscribe the unsuspecting user to the page's push notification services.

The advertisements should not be approached carelessly. They could be promoting untrustworthy applications that turn out to be adware, browser hijackers, or other PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs). Alternatively, the advertisements generated by could cause redirects to additional misleading websites, fake giveaways, threatening phishing pages and other shady websites.

Users who land on fake sites such as far too frequently, should consider the possibility that a PUP might have already managed to sneak itself onto their computers or devices. It is strongly recommended to perform a thorough scan with a professional security solution to see if any suspicious applications will be detected.

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