Threat Database Rogue Websites

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 17,987
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 71
First Seen: May 24, 2022
Last Seen: July 16, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Users that find themselves encountering the website should be careful. The page has been observed to exploit various misleading or clickbait messages, as part of an online tactic. This behavior is not an isolated occurrence, as countless other websites have already been put on the Internet to perform essentially the same scheme. The goal of the fraudsters is to trick visitors into unknowingly subscribing to the page's push notifications.

The push notification feature is a legitimate browser functionality that is intended to give users a way to receive important or relevant updates from the sites they are interested in. However, sites like use the browser permissions associated with the feature to run intrusive advertising campaigns and earn proceeds for their operators.

AS part of their arsenal of fake scenarios, these hoax pages could pretend to be doing a CAPTCHA check, with messages such as 'Click Allow to verify you are not a robot.' Another popular scenario sees the page claiming that a video is having playback issues and the only way to watch is to click 'Allow.' Users that follow the instructions are likely to start receiving dubious and untrustworthy advertisements. These advertisements are likely to promote additional untrustworthy destinations, cause forced redirects to shady websites, or promote PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) by presenting them as legitimate applications.

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