Threat Database Rogue Websites

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 4,889
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,653
First Seen: June 5, 2022
Last Seen: September 24, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Analysis of the website has revealed that the page cannot be trusted. Users who land on it are likely to be presented with various deceptive or misleading messages. The exact scam presented by the site could vary based on the specific IP address of the visitor or their geolocation. For example, infosec researchers have observed the page run a variant of the 'You have visited illegal infected website' scam as well as attempt to lure users into enabling its push notifications.

Indeed, may utilize various fake scares. It may claim that the user's device has been infected and that it is necessary to perform a scan for threats. Of course, it is impossible for any website to carry out such as scan on its own. This means that the results presented by should be regarded as entirely fabricated. Not to mention that the page is likely to use the branding and design associated with a legitimate company in order to make its own fake claims appear more serious. In this case, displayed the logo of McAfee. Keep in mind that even if the site promotes an actual software product, the scammers are most likely trying to earn illegitimate commission fees from it.

As we said earlier, the site may also try to convince users to unknowingly subscribe to its push notifications. may pretend as if a video is encountering issues and the only way to watch is to press the displayed 'Allow' button. Another popular scenario often seen as part of this scam is for the dubious page to pretend to be doing a CAPTCHA check. Users will once again be directed towards pressing 'Allow' but this time under the pretense that doing so will verify that they are not robots. The goal of the page is to abuse the push notifications feature to deliver intrusive and most likely untrustworthy ads to users. The advertisements could promote shady destinations running additional scams or show offers for intrusive PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs).

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