News-bumufo.cc is a dubious website that tries to bait users into subscribing to its push notification services. It is just one of the latest websites of this type that joins the countless previous ones that have already been put on the Internet. Usually, these scam websites are mostly empty and have some sort of misleading or clickbait message displayed prominently on their pages. The most widely used bait scenario by far is for the hoax site to pretend to be conducting a captcha check for bots.
News-bumufo.cc does exactly that by showing a picture of a robot accompanied by the following message:
Type allow to verify you are not robot.
If the site is successful it will receive all of the permissions necessary to start running an intrusive ad campaign on the device. The advertising materials could take various forms and might even begin to cover any legitimate content opened by the user. Furthermore, News-bumufo.cc could continue to generate advertisements even if the web browsers is completely closed.
Users should keep in mind that clicking on any of the presented ads could take them to untrustworthy or outright unsafe third-party websites. Indeed, pages running various phishing or tech support scams, bogus surveys, and fake giveaways. Another popular destination are domains dedicated to the distribution of PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) such as adware or browser hijackers.