Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 1,031
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 12,850
First Seen: April 29, 2022
Last Seen: February 3, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows exists for the sole purpose of running a popular browser-based scheme. The site's behavior is virtually indistinguishable from that of the countless other pages dedicated to the same tactic. It involves showing misleading and false alerts and messages to visitors to trick them into subscribing to the push notifications of the particular site. will then proceed to abuse the browser permissions associated with this otherwise legitimate browser feature to generate money for its operators via an intrusive ad campaign. One of the typical lures observed in this online tactic is to try and convince visitors that they need to pass a CAPTCHA check. Another tactic that has been observed to utilize is to promise users that by clicking the shown 'Allow' button they would win an unspecified prize. No matter what the exact text of the displayed messages is, the site will always urge users to press 'Allow.'

Advertisements delivered by such questionable and unproven sources should be approached with caution. The advertisements may utilize similar clickbait techniques to lure users into interacting with them. They also could be promoting additional unsafe destinations or contain offers for PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) disguised as seemingly useful applications.


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