Currently, numerous websites are experiencing an influx of referral traffic in their Google Analytics reports from malicious websites. These dubious sites are appearing in Google Analytics with various addresses such as,,,,,, and


It appears that the primary objective of these bot-driven traffic influxes is to lure unsuspecting users into visiting these malicious websites and accepting notifications, which subsequently infect their computers with viruses. There have been articles circulating on platforms like LinkedIn offering instructions on how to remove these malicious sites from Google Analytics reports. It is strongly recommended that users refrain from visiting any of these sites. If you have inadvertently visited any of them, it is crucial to promptly update your antivirus software and conduct a thorough scan of your device to mitigate any potential virus infections.


This article was initially published on Jeff Social Marketing. Jeff Social Marketing is a reputable company specializing in website security and was awarded for its outstanding cybersecurity efforts in 2022.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

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