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Greetings,

It's possible that a site or ad on a site someone on the system was visiting tricked them into allowing push notifications for the site being blocked.  If so, the instructions in this Malwarebytes LABS article should prove helpful.  Below are the instructions for Firefox; you may either disable push notifications completely, or simply remove that specific site from the list of approved/allowed sites for push notifications:

To completely turn off notifications in Firefox:

  • Click the three horizontal bars in the upper right-hand corner of the menu bar and select Options in the settings menu.
  • On the left-hand side, select Privacy & Security.
  • Scroll down to the Permissions section and click on the Settings button behind Notifications.

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  • In the resulting menu, put a checkmark in the Block new requests asking to allow notifications box at the bottom.

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In the same menu, you can apply a more granular control by setting listed items to Block or Allow by using the drop-down menu behind each item.

If that does not resolve the issue, please follow the instructions in this topic, skipping any steps you are unable to complete, then create a new topic in our malware removal area by clicking here and a malware removal specialist will guide you in checking and cleaning your system of any threats.

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