Discussion Mal-ware pop-ups

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  1. tkhendrix22

    tkhendrix22 Well-Known Member

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    So who do i talk to about mal-mare pop-ups on a particular site. they just started today and despite my best efforts i can't get them blocked. polterglast is the site in question.
     
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    readerX Well-Known Member

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    Can we report OP for spread link to the site with malware? :cautious:
     
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    L4 Well-Known Kookaburra

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    Do it Reader :cautious:
     
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  4. Westeller

    Westeller 7th son of Za'rachël Staff Member

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    Hmm. I'm not getting anything.

    I use uBlock Origin. Highly recommend it.
     
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    Goblin Sleuth Well-Known Member

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    While he should remove the link, it is kind of troll to report him.

    Anyway I have had something like this happen to me before. Trying to read this novel only to constantly get redirect attempts and warning about malicious websites. What you've got to do is make a formal complaint through googles or the website hosts. That will get the website flagged basically stop people from being able to visit it. This in turn notifies the owner of the site that something is wrong so they can go in and remove whatever malicious program has infected their site.
     
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    Ricelord Well-Known Member

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    uBlock is super good. I never visit any site without it.
     
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    Of course there is also the possibility of a fake malware popup, like 'You have malware, click on here to buy XYZ antivirus to stop it'.

    Not that obvious of course but sometimes malware warnings are just fakes to redirect you to sketchy sales sites.
     
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    i mainly just disable javascript for those sites
     
  9. tkhendrix22

    tkhendrix22 Well-Known Member

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    yeah i am still getting it. which sucks because i want to read chapter :(

    why would u report me for warning others about a particular site having mal-war. i literally stated in the title and message that this site had mal-ware before indicating which site.

    ty this seemed to fix the issue
    now to read chapter