is a deceptive website that promotes a social engineering scam to trick users into allowing desktop ads. As soon as you enter the website, a browser alert saying “ wants to show notifications” will pop up. If you agree to these notifications, the website will flood your desktop with very annoying and potentially dangerous ads. It is not advised to interact with those ads because you could be exposed to harmful content, including scams and malware. ads, like thousands of other websites, takes advantage of a legitimate browser feature that enables websites to display notifications on desktops. As long as the website is secure, using the feature is safe. By now it should be clear that is far from being a safe website. An alert stating that you must enable notifications to show you’re not a robot will appear as soon as you enter the website. However, if you click “Allow” on the alert saying “ wants to show notifications”, the website will begin bombarding you with pop-up ads.

Ads are displayed to users by dubious websites like instead of useful content. It is not advised to interact with those ads because they could be anything from merely annoying to dangerous. It’s possible for an advertisement to trick you into installing malware if it’s disguised as a trustworthy program. You could also be exposed to a variety of scams. There’s really no reason to interact with or allow notifications.

This “push notifications” feature is legitimate and occasionally even useful. You can grant permission to a website if it is legitimate and you want to get its notifications. The notifications’ content will be based on what the website typically posts. Important news alerts would be displayed on your desktop if you give a news site permission, for example. You would be led directly to the content if you clicked on the notifications. So the feature has certain benefits.

If you have given permission to display push notifications, you need to revoke it. Although the process is relatively simple, you can use the instructions provided at the end of this report if you need assistance.

What triggers random redirects to sites like

Numerous factors could cause redirects to websites like However, the questionable websites you visit are the most likely trigger. Some websites are considered to be high-risk because they constantly spam users with potentially dangerous ads. Websites that have pirated or pornographic content are great examples of this. Interacting with anything on such sites can result in a redirect. But a good adblocker tool will help with blocking all redirects. Along with these random redirects, all other intrusive ads would be blocked by the adblocker program.

If you frequently find yourself being redirected to and similar websites, your computer may be infected with adware. The persistent barrage of advertisements, even when browsing trustworthy websites, is the most obvious symptom of adware. Users commonly unknowingly download and install infections like adware when installing free programs. Extra offers are frequently added to free programs, and these offers are permitted to install alongside the programs. The offers are technically optional, but users need to deselect them in order to prevent their installation. The offers are hidden in Advanced settings, but users normally use Default settings. It’s obvious that it is a misleading installation method, and programs that use it are detected by anti-virus software as potential threats.

If you install software properly, you can stop these unwanted installations from happening. Installing programs with Advanced (Custom) settings as opposed to Default is what you need to do. If you select Default settings, all added offers will be hidden and permitted to install automatically. However, if you pick Advanced settings, all offers will be made visible and you will have the option of deselecting all of them. Deselecting every offer that has been added to the software you are installing is always the best course of action. Software bundling is a deceptive installation method, so you shouldn’t let programs that use it install on your computer.

Even if offers first seem useful, allowing them to install will merely fill your computer with useless programs that cause a number of issues. It is much easier to get rid of infections like adware and browser hijackers before they have been fully installed by deselecting a few boxes.

How to stop ads

If you were duped into giving permission to display notifications, you may easily delete it from the list of websites that have permission. If you need assistance navigating the settings of your browser, use the instructions below.

  • Mozilla Firefox: Open the menu (the three bars at the top-right corner), click Options, then Privacy & Security. Scroll down to Permissions, press Settings next to Notifications, and remove and any other questionable websites from the list. It’s possible to permanently turn off push notification requests by checking the “Block new requests asking to allow notifications” box in the same Notifications settings.
  • Google Chrome: Open the menu (the three dots top-right corner), then Settings, then Privacy and security, then Site Settings. Click on Notifications under Permissions, and remove and any other questionable websites from the list. It’s possible to permanently turn off push notification requests by toggling off “Sites can ask to send notifications”.
  • Microsoft Edge: Open the menu (the three dots top-right corner), then Settings, then Cookies and site permissions, then Notifications. Review which sites have permission and remove and any other questionable websites from the list. It’s possible to permanently turn off push notification requests by toggling off “Ask before sending”.

In case an adware infection is what causes the redirects, it’s also a good idea to run a scan of your computer with anti-virus software. If adware is the trigger, removing it would stop the redirects. The websites you browse could act as the trigger if adware is not the issue. Install a reliable adblocker to block these redirects and other forms of advertising.

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