Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 3,997
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 834
First Seen: January 20, 2023
Last Seen: September 28, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows has been identified as an untrustworthy website that attempts to deceive visitors into allowing it to show notifications. It is likely that users open this site unintentionally, as it is encountered as a result of redirects caused by pages using rogue advertising networks. To avoid unnecessary risks, users should avoid interacting with dubious pages like

The Deceptive Messages Shown by may display a message implying that visitors must click the 'Allow' button to proceed. However, clicking this button will enable the page to show notifications, which are often used as a way to promote untrustworthy Web pages and shady applications. These can lead to users landing on pages running phishing or technical support frauds, fake giveaways, etc.

Additionally, could pretend to be conducting a fake anti-malware scan. Although the scan is designed to trick users into believing it is run by the computer security company McAfee, in reality, it is in no way associated with it. Instead, the con artists behind the rogue site rely on such fraudulent marketing tactics to earn commissions from application sales through affiliate programs.

How to Stop Rogue Websites from Showing Notifications?

When trying to identify which websites are creating notifications, the first step is to pay attention to what appears on your screen. Check the alerts that are popping up on your screen and look for website names that appear repeatedly. This will help narrow down the search so that you can take appropriate steps.

Once you've pinpointed the offenders, start by looking in your browser's settings menu for any options related to receiving or showing notifications from specific domains/websites. There should be an option somewhere that allows you to block specific domains or sites from sending these requests.

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