Threat Database Rogue Websites

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 11,072
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 51
First Seen: March 14, 2023
Last Seen: September 29, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

During the analysis of websites that use fraudulent advertising networks, infosec researchers discovered The page was observed using deceptive content to trick visitors into granting it permission to display notifications. Such websites are usually not intentionally visited by users.

Luring Messages Exploited by to Trick Visitors displays a fake CAPTCHA to trick visitors into clicking the 'Allow' button, which grants permission to show notifications. These notifications can contain various deceptive messages, such as false claims of multiple virus infections on the user's computer. Clicking on the notifications can lead to untrustworthy websites, including phishing pages and sites that host potentially harmful software.

Furthermore, may redirect visitors to other similar pages that engage in deceptive practices, including hosting untrustworthy software and running scams. It is important to avoid visiting and any pages promoted through it to prevent potential harm to the user's device and personal information.

Signs Indicating A Potentially Fake CAPTCHA Check

A real CAPTCHA check is designed to verify that a human is interacting with a website and not a bot. It typically involves presenting the user with a challenge, such as identifying objects or typing in a series of characters, that requires a certain level of cognitive ability to solve. These challenges are difficult for bots to complete but relatively easy for humans to pass.

On the other hand, a fake CAPTCHA check is designed to trick users into thinking they are interacting with a legitimate website when in fact, they are not. Fake CAPTCHAs may look similar to real ones, but they are often easier to solve and may not serve any real purpose in verifying that the user is a human. Instead, they may be used to collect personal information or have other nefarious goals.

To determine whether a CAPTCHA check is real or fake, users should pay attention to the level of difficulty of the challenge presented. If the challenge is very easy and can be solved quickly, it may be a fake CAPTCHA. Additionally, users should look for other signs of suspicious behavior, such as unusual website URLs or pop-up windows asking for personal information. If in doubt, users should err on the side of caution and avoid interacting with any website that seems suspicious or untrustworthy.

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