Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 12,480
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 604
First Seen: March 14, 2022
Last Seen: September 17, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows is not a website that users are likely to visit intentionally. After all, it is a deceptive page existing solely to run a browser-based tactic. Such untrustworthy sites are mostly encountered as a result of forced and unwanted redirects caused by rogue advertising networks or PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs).

It should be noted that the misleading scenario that users might be presented with could vary. Sites such as have been observed to scan the incoming IP addresses to determine the geolocation of the visitors and then adjust their behavior accordingly. Still, one confirmed con scenario exploited by this page involves displaying a loading bar. The implication is that the supposed content cannot be loaded due to some issue. A message similar to 'Please tap the Allow button to continue' will direct users towards pressing the 'Allow' button.

What these hoax websites do not clearly state is that by clicking 'Allow' users would enable the page's push notification services. will take advantage of the browser permissions associated with this otherwise legitimate feature to run an intrusive ad campaign. The sheer number of generated advertisements could severely impact the user experience on the device.

Not to mention that advertisements associated with such untrustworthy sources should definitely not be approached carelessly. Users risk being taken to more hoax destinations, such as fake giveaways, phishing sites, shady adult platforms, dubious betting websites and more. The advertisements also could use clickbait or social engineering tricks to promote adware, browser hijackers, and other possible PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs).

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