Reviewing Redirect Ad, possible malware/virus

Discussion in 'Bug Reports' started by D Fly, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. D Fly

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  2. D Fly

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    I found a temporary solution to combat the annoying redirect ads on mobile.

    If you have an Android device and you're using Chrome browser, copy and paste this link into your broswer:

    chrome://flags/#enable-framebusting-needs-sameorigin-or-usergesture

    The framebusting option should be the first one. In the dropdown menu, select Enabled, then restart the browser. No more redirect ads.
     
  3. HellaSteph

    HellaSteph formerly HuddlerSteph Staff Member

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    We are taking action against these bad ads as soon as they come in.

    Thanks for the reporting and great tip with Chrome mobile!
     
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  4. D Fly

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    Started to come back again unfortunately, but not nearly as frequently as before.

    That link only though, any other ones don't come up at all anymore.
     
  5. aepps20

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    I'm getting the same message in the NT politics thread.
     
  6. D Fly

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  8. D Fly

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    Sorry, mobile. Chrome Browser, Android.
     
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  10. ARK

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    I just got one to advertisingfeed.com/..... it actually said I needed to download an update. My computer actually downloaded something too although I trashed it. It never opened thank goodness. I get this redirect at least once or twice a week. Im on safari with MacOSX.
     
  11. HellaSteph

    HellaSteph formerly HuddlerSteph Staff Member

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    I got the same one after visiting an infected site that was not NT. I reported your issue along with my report so we can address them both.

    Please remember to clear your cache and cookies. That's what I'm doing now.
     
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  12. ARK

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    Thanks!
     
  13. Mark Antony

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    I keep getting an audio one in android chrome that redirects to an app in the play store. I'll try that setting above.
     
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  14. ARK

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    Just got this on my iPhone..

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  15. ARK

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    Another one..
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  17. frink85

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    Redirect ads byke

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  18. ARK

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    Same here just got one regarding congrats Comcast cable user. Why has this not been fixed?

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  19. Methodical Management

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    Thank you for the reports. We’re blocking these as quickly as we can.
     
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  20. ARK

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    Just got another. Curious how does this happen, anyone know?

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    I got that one a few times yesterday.
    Just got this one today
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  22. frink85

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    Via the NBA thread
     
  23. 6 Rings G.O.A.T.

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    I'm getting a lot of pop up ads
     
  24. Methodical Management

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    If you get a chance, please send us a screen capture of the ad so we can identify the source block any associated URLs.