Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 2,108
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 238
First Seen: March 7, 2024
Last Seen: March 31, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows

During their investigation into suspicious Web pages, researchers came across the website. Upon thorough examination, they concluded that is involved in promoting browser notification spam and redirects visitors to other Web pages, which are often deemed suspicious or unsafe. Most visitors find themselves on and similar pages through redirects initiated by websites utilizing rogue advertising networks. These networks employ deceptive tactics to redirect users to such pages without their consent or knowledge, potentially exposing them to various security risks and undesirable content. Should Be Approached with Extreme Caution

It is worth mentioning that the content encountered on and via rogue websites may differ based on the visitor's IP address (geolocation). When researchers investigated, it presented them with a bogus verification test – 'Google Chrome Security Check/ Click Allow if you are not a robot.'

If a user is lured into selecting the 'Allow' option, they will inadvertently permit to deliver browser notifications. After pressing 'Allow,' it results in a redirect to a similarly untrustworthy page running the 'You've visited illegal infected website' tactic.

Rogue sites use their notifications to run intrusive ad campaigns. The advertisements can promote online tactics, unreliable/hazardous software and even malware.

To summarize, through webpages like – users can experience system infections, serious privacy issues, financial losses and identity theft.

How to Stop the Intrusive Notifications Generated by Rogue Sites Like

To stop intrusive notifications generated by rogue sites like, users can take the following steps:

  • Access Browser Settings: Navigate to the settings menu of your Web browser. This can usually be found by clicking on the three dots (for Chrome) or the gear icon (for Firefox) located in the upper-right corner of the browser window.
  •  Security Settings and Privacy: Within the browser settings, locate the section related to privacy and security. This may be labeled differently depending on the browser, but it commonly includes options for managing site permissions.
  •  Site Settings: Look for the option to manage site settings or permissions. In Chrome, this is typically found under 'Privacy and security' > 'Site settings.' In Firefox, it may be located under 'Privacy & Security' > 'Permissions' > 'Notifications.'
  •  Block Notifications: Once you've accessed the site settings or permissions, find the section related to notifications. Here, you can view a list of sites that have permission to send notifications.
  •  Reset Browser Settings: If you continue to experience issues with intrusive notifications even after blocking the rogue site, you may consider resetting your browser settings to their default state. This can help remove any unwanted changes or settings that may have been altered by the rogue site.
  •  Use Browser Extensions: Consider using browser extensions or add-ons specifically designed to block or manage notifications. These extensions can provide additional control over which sites are allowed to send notifications and can help prevent intrusive notifications from rogue sites.

By following these steps, users can effectively stop intrusive notifications generated by rogue sites like and protect themselves from unwanted advertising and potential security risks associated with these sites.

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