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Old 12-14-2018, 06:14 PM
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Hereís a thought:

TURN OFF THE ******* ADS

I only have this problem on CorvetteForum. No other sites.
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Old 12-14-2018, 06:36 PM
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Happened again right after that post.

This site has become unusable.

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Old 12-14-2018, 06:50 PM
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It's been happening to me for several days now. The site while using safari is pretty unusuable. I'm seeing the same ads and the same redirects everyone else here has posted.
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My iPhone has the Amazon popup so much that CF is unusable.
My search engine is Safari, is there a way to switch to a different system and avoid the popups?
If I turn off JavaScript with that stop them? If so, what features will I lose?

I do a lot of internet viewing on my phone and CF is the ONLY site I've found with this problem.

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Old 12-15-2018, 12:10 AM
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You hear that, IB?

Unusable. And itís only this site.

Do the right thing.
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Old 12-15-2018, 12:58 AM
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Originally Posted by SoCalC7 View Post
Here’s a thought:

TURN OFF THE ******* ADS

I only have this problem on CorvetteForum. No other sites.
Originally Posted by SoCalC7 View Post
You hear that, IB?

Unusable. And it’s only this site.

Do the right thing.
Your experience may be you're only seeing this issue on CorvetteForum but it's not only CorvetteForum. These ads are not CorvetteForum's own ads nor are they specific ads for CorvetteForum.

Internet Brands is aware of the issue and has replied acknowledging the issue and trying to resolve it. As far as turning off the ads, although this site is free for members to access and use it is not free to operate. Ads help pay to keep CorvetteForum online and free to use. Let's please try to keep a little calm over a website issue for those accessing using mobile devices as there are other ways to access while the issue is being addressed.
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Old 12-15-2018, 01:08 AM
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Yep. No problem. I will just stop using the site for a couple months. All good.
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Old 12-15-2018, 10:17 AM
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I started a thread on this very annoying problem that is only on this forum. I was told to post a screen shot and my thread locked. Here’s a screen shot. Really aggravating!



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Originally Posted by IB Jason View Post
Apologies for the unwanted redirects, everyone. As a few of you have already noted, they are occurring due to a malicious ad unintentionally being served by one of our ad partners. The ad loads like a normal banner ad should, but then includes a line of code that redirects your entire browser to a new site. We have tools in place to block such ads and can continue to improve their accuracy with more information on the ones you're seeing. When you're next redirected, please post a screenshot of where you're taken here in this thread, as well as a screenshot of any pop-up message you may receive before the redirect occurs.

Thanks!
Any possibility of identifying that ad partner and then blocking them out until they can get their act together?
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Old 12-16-2018, 11:06 PM
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These pop up redirects have made it incredibly challenging to use this site. I have zero problems on ANY other site. If I need to download special apps or use different browsers something is clearly wrong with this site. I would have looked at the other responses but Iím usually redirected before Iím able.
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Old 12-16-2018, 11:24 PM
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Precisely. Unusable. I donít even bother anymore.

They should TURN OFF THE ADS while they figure this out in a staging environment.

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Old 12-17-2018, 04:00 PM
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My apologies for the continued inconvenience of these rogue ads. As J T noted, these ads are not exclusive to CorvetteForum, but we are working to minimize their impact as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the issue isn't so much that it's just a single bad ad or provider. Instead, it's legitimate ads being injected with malicious code. This means that even when we block a single provider, the rogue ad code jumps to a different one almost immediately.

That said, we have implemented filtering software to help us better identify and preemptively block ads that may include the malicious code, and are working on further safeguards should rogue ads continue to slip through.

If you continue to experience the redirects, please keep sharing screenshots here. Thanks!
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Old 12-18-2018, 03:36 AM
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Still unusable

Turn off the ads

Have your people figure this out in a stage environment.

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Old 12-20-2018, 04:34 PM
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No popups in my iPhone for the last three days.
Hoping they donít come back.
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Old 12-20-2018, 06:58 PM
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We believe we have isolated the root source of the rogue ads and are now filtering them out, so you should see a significant decrease in the number of pop-ups and redirects. Please let us know if any continue to appear on your end.

Thank you!
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Old 12-21-2018, 12:40 PM
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Was getting a similar one for Comcast non stop on a new iPad and only on this site. Installed malware bytes app and issue resolved.
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Old 12-21-2018, 10:59 PM
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They continue to appear




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Old 12-22-2018, 05:17 PM
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Getting requests do a Flash Update now. I read multiple forums, blogs and websites and CF is the ONLY one this happens on.
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