Threat Database Browser Hijackers

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 2
First Seen: April 27, 2022
Last Seen: August 6, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows is not a website that users are likely to visit on their own. After all, it is a rogue page, designed to run a popular browser-based tactic. It relies heavily on misleading and clickbait messages to trick users into unknowingly enabling its push notifications. It should be noted that is just one of the countless websites that operate in a virtually identical manner.

One of the most commonly encountered schemes utilized by this type of hoax website is to pretend that users need to pass a CAPTCHA check. The questionable page will instruct users to click Allow to prove that they are not robots. Of course, the functionality of the button is completely different and users will be subscribed to the site's push notification. has been observed to use a slightly different tactic. 

The site will imply that clicking the 'Allow' button will grant users access to adult or age-restricted content. The messages displayed to visitors could be a variation of:

'To access, click Allow'

'If you are 18+ click Allow'

Unfortunately, the notification delivered by will most likely be in the form of intrusive and unwanted advertisements. More importantly, the advertisements could be promoting additional scam destinations, fake giveaways, suspicious adult platforms, etc. Users also may be presented with seemingly legitimate offers for software applications that, when installed, turn out to be nothing more than PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) with browser hijacker, adware or data-tracking functionalities.

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