Threat Database Browser Hijackers is a dubious website designed specifically to generate monetary gains for its operators through questionable methods. The page can show untrustworthy content to its visitors, try to trick them into subscribing to its push notification services or cause unwanted redirects to equally as shady sites. There are countless other sites virtually indistinguishable from that have already been flooding the Internet. Some examples include,, and many more.

Users should use caution when dealing with sites such as Under the guise of various fake scenarios, these pages may try to convince users into clicking the displayed 'Allow' button, which will unknowingly subscribe them to that particular page's push notifications. In practice, this will manifest as a drastic increase in the advertisements encountered on the system. The hoax site may continue to deliver annoying advertisements even if the affected browser itself has been closed.

One of the most commonly encountered tactics is for the dubious site to pretend to by doing a CAPTCHA check. Others may imply that a video clip will become accessible after clicking the button or a file will be ready for download. The exact messages may be a variation of:

'Click Allow to watch the video'

'Download is ready.'

'Click Allow to download your file'

'Press Allow to verify that you are not a robot'

It is crucial to stop from interfering with the user experience on the device as soon as possible. Typically, that shouldn't take too long. Simply navigate to the 'Permissions' or 'Notifications' settings of your browser, locate the hoax page, and revoke all of its privileges.


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