Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 1,793
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,445
First Seen: February 1, 2023
Last Seen: September 29, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows is an untrustworthy website that is designed to deceive users into subscribing to its push notifications, which it can then use to send spam notifications directly to their computers or phones.

To achieve this, uses the legitimate push notifications browser feature to display spam pop-up advertisements on victims' devices. To trick users into subscribing to its push notifications, the website uses fake error messages and alerts that may initially appear to be legitimate. pretends as if visitors must pass a CAPTCHA test. The site shows an image of a robot and a message similar to 'Click Allow if you are not a robot.' These messages are designed to encourage users to subscribe to the notifications by making them believe that they need to do to fix an issue with their device or access some exclusive content.

If the users subscribe to the notifications, they will start receiving spam pop-ups. These pop-ups can appear even when the browser is closed and be incredibly difficult to get rid of. The advertisements that are displayed in these pop-ups are often for adult sites, online Web games, fake software updates and unwanted programs.

Unsolicited Notifications from Rogue Websites like may Carry Numerous Risks

Unwanted browser notifications generated by rogue websites may pose several risks to users. Firstly, these notifications can be incredibly annoying and intrusive, disrupting the users' browsing experience and making it difficult for them to use their devices. In some cases, these notifications may be designed to look like legitimate alerts or warnings, which can be confusing for users and make them more likely to click on them.

Additionally, some of the advertisements that are displayed in these notifications can be unsafe, leading to potentially harmful websites or unauthorized software downloads. For example, the notifications may advertise fake software updates, which may contain PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) or harmful software. They also may direct users to adult websites or online Web games that can be inappropriate for some users or lead to further security risks.

In some cases, the notifications generated by rogue websites also may contain phishing tactics, which are designed to trick users into giving away sensitive information, such as login credentials or personal details. This can lead to identity theft or other forms of fraud.

Finally, unwanted browser notifications also may be a sign of a larger security issue, such as a compromised browser. If users are receiving frequent unwanted notifications, it's possible that their devices have been compromised in some way and may require more extensive cleaning or protection measures.

Overall, unwanted browser notifications generated by rogue websites can be a serious risk to users and should be avoided or addressed as quickly as possible to protect against potential harm or security problems.

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