Threat Database Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 6,937
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 444
First Seen: February 7, 2019
Last Seen: September 24, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The page and its associated pop-ups are all part of a tactic that relies on fake scare tactics to convince users into buying a subscription for a promoted application. The goal of the page's operators is to generate monetary gains through a commission fee charged for each successful transaction that occurred via the hoax page.

The promoted software product can be a dubious PUP or a legitimate software solution. In this case, leads to the legitimate Norton security solution. Other deceptive pages running similar tactics include, PROTECT YOUR PC! Pop-Ups and It should be noted that companies such as Norton or McAfee have no connection with these misleading websites.

When first landing on users will be presented with multiple pop-ups claiming that their computers or devices have been infected by multiple serious malware threats. This, of course, is totally false as no website can perform malware scans on its own. The page will then continue with the fake claims by stating that the user's Norton subscription has expired and urging them to renew it.

In addition, the site also may try to trick users into subscribing to its push notification, which is another popular scheme. If allowed, the site will then proceed to run an intrusive ad campaign that will see the user's device flooded by unwanted and potentially risky advertisements.

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