Threat Database Adware is a deceptive website created for a singular purpose - to perform a popular browser-based tactic. displays misleading alerts or warning messages designed to bait users into subscribing to the site's push notification services unknowingly, by clicking the 'Allow' button. There are numerous different scenarios employed by these hoax websites. However, the most widely used is pretending to conduct a CAPTCHA check for bots. has been observed to do exactly that - it displays an image of a confused robot accompanied by the following message:

'I am not a robot. Click Allow to verify that you are not a robot.'

If successful, will receive substantial browser permissions allowing it to start generating monetary gains for its creators by running an intrusive advertising campaign on the user's device. The advertisements could diminish the browsing experience severely, by appearing as numerous pop-ups, banners, etc. The advertisements could even appear when the browser itself is not opened. 

Users should be careful when engaging with the presented advertisements. Clicking on any of them could redirect to questionable third-party websites. Phishing pages, fake giveaways, domains spreading PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs), or even dropping serious malware threats could be among the potential destinations. 

To stop the deceiving website or any of the other pages that are virtually identical to it, users may need to access the 'Notifications' or 'Permissions' menus of their respective browsers. Locate the dubious site and revoke all of its permissions.


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