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Offline SCGavin

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #15 on: September 22, 2013, 06:40:05 PM »
I got that error sometimes:

The first part of the link is 9qus3jk9s1gipi6xtuqmy7i - do others have the same string of characters or does it always differ?

Also has anyone had an error today?
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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #16 on: September 22, 2013, 06:46:52 PM »
Had one on my mobile yesterday evening.

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #17 on: September 22, 2013, 07:31:33 PM »
Had that error twice and made one screenshot, both times it had the later part of that link at least. Didn't check for the first part of the link though. It didnt come up again since then though.

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #18 on: September 23, 2013, 01:04:09 PM »
I have had nothing on this site. Maybe because i use Poper Blocker?

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2013, 01:17:07 PM »
I have had nothing on this site. Maybe because i use Poper Blocker?

It's not a pop-up, it's a referral directly to another site. I use both addblock, flashblock and the like as well.

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2013, 01:30:35 PM »
It also stops Pop Unders, but anyways i haven't got any links leading to other sites. Of course again my computer is filled with many security programs...
And bad Kekn for using adblock and not supporting youtubers or some else who uses adds
« Last Edit: September 23, 2013, 01:34:15 PM by Red Worm »

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #21 on: September 23, 2013, 04:16:23 PM »
I can specify exactly which sites I block and which I don't ;)

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #22 on: September 23, 2013, 06:15:50 PM »
I got that error sometimes:

Oh god, your PC is infected. It's in german now! D:.

Yeah i've had a similar thing, just opened my chrome and it saves all my previously opened links, it had some online game spam instead of the guard of istiniar forum, turned back to normal after reloading.

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #23 on: September 23, 2013, 07:40:16 PM »
Probably wont get to it today, but I'll go through http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=437428.0 in the hope that it will help.

Changed our custom theme were applicable, but didn't notice anything security related, so I doubt this solved the problem.

Please keep posting here if you keep experiencing the issue. I'll get into contact with our hoster.
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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #24 on: September 24, 2013, 04:52:15 AM »
The hoster found two malicious files dating from 2012 and disabled them. I hope this solves the issue, so please let me know if you still get redirected to other sites, with as much detail as possible.
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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2013, 12:50:10 AM »
I would like to know more about these malicious files. How did they come to be on our forum, what's preventing it from occurring again?

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #26 on: September 27, 2013, 01:26:58 AM »
I would like to know more about these malicious files. How did they come to be on our forum, what's preventing it from occurring again?

Where they came from is unclear, presumably it was because the forum software was outdated. We can prevent it from occurring again (if that was indeed the cause) by updating the software more frequently.
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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #27 on: October 18, 2013, 08:16:09 AM »
I had this happen just sec ago. Im using my laptop this time. I pressed Discussion: Introduce yourself and it went to online dating website  :))

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #28 on: October 18, 2013, 10:24:29 AM »
Happen to me as well. I pressed Show unread posts since last visit and it redirected me a site, which my browser blocked, fortunately.

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Re: Forum links leading to Adverts
« Reply #29 on: October 18, 2013, 05:21:40 PM »
Just happened to me now.
When I tried to open page 2 directly from unread messages.
It took me to this page 'http://adultfriendfinder.com/go/page/animated_member_registration?photo=2&pid=p1011105.subdirs&ip=auto&no_click=1&alpo_redirect=1'
Hope it helps.