Pop-ups on audioz lately

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  1. Whispaz

    Whispaz Member

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    Started maybe a week or two ago. Not all seem malicious but some do (like the attached pic that I had to delete Firefox on my tablet to get rid of). Is anyone else seeing more of this recently?

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  3. devilorcracker

    devilorcracker Platinum Record

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    Use a popup blocker.
     
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  4. Kwissbeats

    Kwissbeats Audiosexual

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    Make sure you are logged in.
     
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  5. Whispaz

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    I do but recently they’re getting around it. Wanted to see if anyone else is experiencing the same.
     
  6. Firras Al-Zein

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    I get such popups on Edge very often, although my adguard is on, I don't know how to get rid of it
     
  7. Whispaz

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    Good point, I hadn’t yet logged in when I got the pop-up . Even so, malicious ads on the site will make me think twice about using it.

    edit: I’m getting the pop up even when I click on the login button.
     
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  8. Whispaz

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    Are you noticing it just recently or is this ongoing?
     
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    I recommend "uBlock Origin". It exists as an extension for most popular browsers and it works perfectly in my case. I don't see any popups or anything.

    I would use the website without an adblocker to support the website but unfortunately, without it, the website is literally unusable.
     
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  10. ArticStorm

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    how about the ad blocker ubock origin, which acutal also blocks access if any pages should still open, despite the popup was blocked.
     
  11. SAiNT

    SAiNT Administrator Staff Member phonometrograph

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    We've changed advertiser two days ago, so it's very important to understand whether this happened before,

    or after that
     
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    Use uBlock origin.
     
  13. jarredou

    jarredou Ultrasonic

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    Weird popups also here also since this, I think. I was about to say 2 or 3 days before reading your message.
     
  14. raps

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    If you are using Edge then I would recommend AdBlock — best ad blocker (By BetaFish) from the Microsoft store, I use it myself and have no problems.
     
  15. oscill8r

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    using uOrigin but it is not stopping the popups however my AV is :

    We blocked this dangerous page for your protection: https://8ccd9bda0199f72ef8c4da747c9f798771b168c7.fun/get/TxMJiEau.js Threat name: JS:Trojan.Cryxos.5002 Dangerous pages attempt to install software that can harm the device, gather personal information or operate without your consent.
     
  16. Whispaz

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    The malicious one was just today and I noticed a similar linked address yesterday but it was blocked. Before that I was just getting more pop-ups but most didn’t get through and the couple that did seemed just like the typical gambling ad etc. so I’d guess it’s the new advertiser.
     
  17. Whispaz

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    I do use ublock origin on my laptop and it’s been warning me about pop-ups lately with a couple getting through. Unfortunately on iOS devices that’s not an option. Safari does pretty well but I was on Firefox at the time of the included pic.

    I didn’t know that ublock origin blocked access even if a page manages to open, that’s great to hear and makes me love it even more.
     
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    Firefox with ublock origin here. Started about a week ago. Now I get popups that show the sister-site logo in a new tab. (As if I right clicked -> show graphic)
     
  19. Moms_little_pirate

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    I've noticed it too. Pretty shady stuff.
     
  20. MetaCastle

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    Im using firefox on my device never seen an ad the browser support addons install some blockers, filters enable tracking block in the settings privacy
     
  21. Donut Nyamer

    Donut Nyamer Audiosexual

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    I'm using that but I still get a weird pop up, then a sister site refreshes as a link of the logo image file opens up. No ad or anything just strange behavior all of the sudden.
     
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