Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 21,703
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1
First Seen: June 27, 2024
Last Seen: June 28, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Rogue websites pose significant user risks, often leading to unwanted browser notifications, exposure to tactics, and redirections to unreliable or hazardous sites. is one such rogue page identified by infosec researchers, exemplifying the dangers these types of sites can present.

Discovery and Purpose of

Researchers found while investigating suspicious websites. This rogue Web page is designed to deliver browser notification spam and lead users to other potentially unsafe sites. Visitors usually end up on after being redirected from other websites that utilize rogue advertising networks.

Operation and Tactics of

Users landing on are typically presented with a basic CAPTCHA verification prompt. The Web page, usually dark, instructs users to 'Click Allow to confirm that you are not a robot.' This seemingly innocuous step is a deceptive tactic.

The content displayed on and through can be dissimilar based on factors such as the visitor's IP address and geolocation. This means users in different regions might encounter different messages or redirects, making it harder to identify a consistent threat pattern.

Consequences of Interaction

If the users are deceived by the fake CAPTCHA test on, they inadvertently allow the site to deliver browser notifications. These notifications are used by rogue sites to run intrusive advertisement campaigns, which can lead to various negative outcomes:

  • Online Tactics: Users may be exposed to fraudulent schemes designed to harvest personal information or money.
  • Unreliable or Harmful Software: Advertisements may promote software that is unreliable, fraudulent, or harmful, potentially leading to further security compromises.
  • Malware: Some advertisements could directly lead to malware downloads, which can severely damage the user's system and compromise data security.

Recognizing Fake CAPTCHA Checks

Identifying fake CAPTCHA checks is crucial for avoiding the traps set by rogue websites like Warning signs that can help users recognize these fraudulent attempts include:

  • Unexpected Prompts: Legitimate CAPTCHA prompts typically appear on trusted websites. Unexpected CAPTCHA requests on unknown or suspicious sites should be viewed with caution.
  • Simplistic Design: Many fake CAPTCHA prompts have a very basic design compared to the more sophisticated appearance of genuine CAPTCHAs.
  • Unusual Requests: Legitimate CAPTCHA checks do not ask users to click browser notification permission buttons to verify they are not robots.
  • Pop-Up Behavior: If the CAPTCHA prompt appears as a pop-up rather than being integrated into the page's design, it could be a red flag.
  • URL Anomalies: Check the URL of the page displaying the CAPTCHA. If it is unfamiliar or looks suspicious, it is safer to close the page. is a rogue website that exemplifies the dangers posed by similar unsafe sites. Promoting browser notification spam and redirecting users to potentially harmful locations represents a significant threat to online security. Users should remain vigilant, recognizing the signs of fake CAPTCHA checks and avoiding interactions with unfamiliar or suspicious Web prompts to protect themselves from these deceptive practices.

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