Haenkyouv.space

Haenkyouv.space Description

Haenkyouv.space is yet another dubious site dedicated to the proliferation of a popular browser-based tactic. Sites of this type rely on deceptive alerts or error messages to lure their unsuspecting visitors into clicking the 'Allow' button. Doing so will subscribe the user to that site's push notification services and grant it broad browser permissions. Haenkyouv.space will abuse its newly granted browser rights to start running an intrusive advertising campaign generating monetary gains for its operators in the process. 

There are several schemes often employed by the hoax pages similar to Haenkyouv.space. The most popular, by far, is pretending to be doing a CAPTCHA check for bots. In this case, however, infosec researchers have observed a different scenario. Haenkyouv.space will imply that to access further content users have to tap or click the 'Allow' button. It will also show a message similar to:

'CLICK ALLOW TO CLOSE THIS PAGE'

Users should keep in mind that the ads delivered by Haenkyouv.space can be equally untrustworthy. They could employ the same deceptive tactics and take the user to unsafe third-party websites, such as phishing pages or domains spreading PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs).