Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 50
First Seen: April 4, 2018
Last Seen: October 12, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The page exists for the sole purpose of generating profits for its operators via intrusive and unwanted advertisements delivered as part of its push notification. For this particular browser-based tactic to work, though, the site must first convince users to subscribe to its push notification services by pressing the displayed 'Allow' button.

A common lure scenario often utilized by dubious websites of this type is pretending to do a CAPTCHA check. The pages may show an image containing a robot accompanied by a message similar to: 'Click allow to verify that you are not a robot.' Others may promise non-existent additional content or files that will be available for download. Of course, users will still be urged to press 'Allow.'

If plan succeeds, it will be able to exploit the received browser permissions to deliver notifications to the system via the affected browser. Users should use caution when dealing with these advertisements. The advertisements are more than likely to employ similar social engineering and clickbait tactics to increase engagement. Furthermore, the delivered advertisements may promote suspicious or even unsafe websites or intrusive software products, such as adware, browser hijackers, and other applications classified as PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs).

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