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  1. Juronimo

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    Please check your ad network. I just got a nasty popup on my phone trying to get me to download malware.
     
  2. Barnstable

    Barnstable Supreme Fuzzler of Lakersball.com Staff Member

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    What did it look like? What did it say? Are you on a moil device or computer.

    Give me as much information as possible so I can track it down
     
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  3. Barnstable

    Barnstable Supreme Fuzzler of Lakersball.com Staff Member

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    Did it look like this?

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  4. Juronimo

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    It was my mobile device. I have an LG V10 android phone and I was browsing using chrome. The malware in the ad network redirected me to a site that claimed I had 4 viruses and it tries to entice you to download what I'd assume is malware. You could tell the url was shady, there was no way I was going to click OK.

    By the way I can't see your attachment.
     
  5. Barnstable

    Barnstable Supreme Fuzzler of Lakersball.com Staff Member

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    I can see it, not sure why it's not loading for you, but it looks different from what you're describing.

    I'll look into fixing this. Till then, delete your cookies and then browsing history on your phone to hopefully stop it for a while.

    Anyone else experienced this?
     
  6. therealdeal

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    I can't see it either Barns!
     
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    Barnstable Supreme Fuzzler of Lakersball.com Staff Member

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    Weird. I see it fine on my phone, home and work computers.
     
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    I can see it fine too (on Chrome, iPhone, Safari, Firefox), although people need to be logged in to see attachments.
     
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    Comes up as a broken image on my computer at home and work using chrome both times.

    I don't know how or why, just trying to help!
     
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    I cant see it. Im on Chrome.
     
  11. Barnstable

    Barnstable Supreme Fuzzler of Lakersball.com Staff Member

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    @RasAlgethi and @therealdeal I disaled an addon that is supposed to make pages load faster, but could have been messing up images loading. Check to see if it loads now.

    @Juronimo, I'm still trying to figure out what ad could e doing this. The problem as thk explained to me is that if google is working with a trusted ad network, the company hosting the ad can get hacked, and so it's hard to tell where the problem is. I'm reporting it to google AdSense to try to get them to investigate. If you or anyone else gets the redirect, screen shot it or copy the URL so I can give it to google.
     
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    I still can't see the original, but maybe if you repost it?
     
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    Still can't see it either.
     
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    Still a broken image for me.
     
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    same thing for me. work and home using chrome
     

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