Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 10,852
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 498
First Seen: January 25, 2019
Last Seen: September 10, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows utilizes misleading and false messages in an attempt to lure visitors into subscribing to the page's push notification services without noticing it. This particular browser-based tactic is being propagated through countless nearly identical hoax pages. In fact, more and more are being put on the Internet almost daily.

The deceptive messages may try to create various false pretenses for users to press the displayed 'Allow' button. The hoax websites may claim that the users must click the button to pass a CAPTCHA check, gain access to additional content, or be able to download an unspecified file. employs a similarly fake scenario in which the site implies that clicking the button is necessary to watch a video that is otherwise experiencing some playback issues.

Users who click on the button should expect to start receiving unwanted and annoying advertisements generated by The advertisements may be promoting suspicious gaming platforms, adult-oriented content, questionable websites, or contain offers to download applications that could be hiding adware or browser hijacker functionalities.

URLs may call the following URLs:


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