Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 12,695
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 49
First Seen: March 21, 2023
Last Seen: August 23, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

During a recent investigation of fraudulent advertising networks, researchers discovered the dubious page Rankcaptcha.top. This website has been designed to deceive visitors into accepting its notifications, which may potentially redirect them to other similarly questionable destinations. Typically, such pages are not accessed intentionally by users.

Rankcaptcha.top Seeks To Lure Visitors Into Subscribing to its Notifications

Rankcaptcha.top is a website that employs clickbait techniques to deceive visitors into allowing notifications. It uses a phony CAPTCHA to prompt visitors to click the 'Allow' button as a means of proving that they are not robots. Pages like Rankcaptcha.top often use notifications to advertise other potentially harmful websites and applications.

Upon further examination, it was discovered that many of the notifications sent by websites similar to Rankcaptcha.top claim that the computer is infected with viruses. Clicking on these notifications can lead to technical support scams, phishing pages, or websites that host dubious applications.

Therefore, it is highly recommended that visitors do not allow Rankcaptcha.top to send notifications, and other similar sites should also be approached with caution. Additionally, pages like Rankcaptcha.top may redirect visitors to other similar sites that should not be trusted.

Make Sure To Stop the Notifications From Rogue Pages

If a user has inadvertently subscribed to notifications from a rogue website or page, there are steps they can take to stop receiving them. One option is to go to the browser settings and disable notifications from the specific website or from all websites altogether.

Another option is to locate the notification permission settings for the specific website, usually located in the URL bar, and revoke permission to send notifications. Additionally, users can remove the rogue page from their browsing history, cookies, and cache to prevent it from reappearing. In general, it is important for users to be cautious when visiting websites and avoid clicking on suspicious notifications, as they may lead to potentially harmful content or downloads.


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