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  1. letsallsingtogether

    letsallsingtogether Well-Known Member

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    Nick is there a virus on the site?
    Everytime I am on SBT on my phone I keep getting a fucking Tesco promotion.
     
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    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

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    Ah, thought that was just my phone :-D
     
  3. Esoterica

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    Have you got any more details? Every little helps.
     
  4. letsallsingtogether

    letsallsingtogether Well-Known Member

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    That would be funny if it wasn't so annoying:(
     
  5. Nick

    Nick Administrator

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    Whats it doing? can you get a screenshot?
     
  6. Brylowes

    Brylowes Well-Known Member

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    Tesco, ask if they mind me parking there now and then .
     
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  7. Kingokings204

    Kingokings204 Well-Known Member

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    Yes only on a Sunday ;)
     
  8. idm1975

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    Keep getting it on mine too
     
  9. Nick

    Nick Administrator

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    Is it a banner? Just so I can get an idea of what it is
     
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    shmmeee Well-Known Member

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    I get it occasionally as well. Seems to hijack a link because I never click on adverts. Takes me to some shitty pop up laden site with a dodgy as fuck URL.

    And youre the only site on my AdBlock whitelist as well. That'll teach me.
     
  11. Nick

    Nick Administrator

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    Ok I'll have a look first thing.

    If it happens in the meantime, any chance can get the link it goes to?
     
  12. Sick Boy

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    I've been getting it as well, it seems more like a phishing scam to me.

    Meant to say that it has been going on for over a couple of months now.
     
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    I'm not getting it Nick, feel left out lol
     
  14. Nick

    Nick Administrator

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    Is it the same place?
     
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    Sick Boy Well-Known Member

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    I have had one that says my phone is infected with viruses and trying to get me to download software. The domain is a .pw one.
     
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    I get one advert at the top of the page that is not intrusive, different most times.
     
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    LastGarrison Well-Known Member

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    It's exactly what I posted in the computer section a few months back!!

    Adverts cover the posts section and generally just acts like it has a virus both on phone and lap top!
     
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    LastGarrison Well-Known Member

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    Just took me 6 attempts to post that as the advert covered the comments section and then you have to click back out and back into the thread and then your half typed comments are there!!
     
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    Just tried on my mobile and again no problem. Weird
     
  20. JulianDarbyFTW

    JulianDarbyFTW Well-Known Member

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    Nick, I PM'd you about this a couple of months back. This is what happened to me. So goddam annoying.
     
  21. pipkin73

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    Nick maybe something to do with versions of Internet Explorer for example. Think you need to know what people are using, has to be something like that as like i say i don't have any probs via pc or mobile.
     
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    Never had a proem before bur clicked on this thread and it said "Virus" at the top of the screen.

    Spooky :)
     
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    I just get Russian brides , which to be fair like having a flick threw
     
  24. pipkin73

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    The virus has affected your ability to spell ;)
     
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    Or has started to go blind after looking at the Russian brides :rolleyes:
     
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    I blame sisu
     
  27. zuni

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    i get this to on my android S7, had to clean my cache on phone...tried virus checkers and they didn't find anything so looked it on on google and they recommended clearing cache...i actually messed up and cleared internet but that's me being old n stupid....seems to have worked though!
     
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    Astute Well-Known Member

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    For those who clicked on the answer to try and win the £600.......text back the word STOP to the number given. Otherwise you will be charged £4.50 a week until you do.
     
  29. Nick

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    Could you do a screen shot?
     
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    You don't get IE on mobile.

    It's a rogue ad hijacking the page.
     
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    Does this only happen on certain phones? Never had anything like that on the site on my phone.
     
  32. King of the Lesbians

    King of the Lesbians Well-Known Member

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    I don't think it's a problem on the Nokia 3310 Dave. ;)
     
  33. Bugsy

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    Hi Nick, this is what popped up on mine. See attached....PUSB
     

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    That's the one I get as well as one saying my phone is full of viruses and to download their virus protection.
     
  35. Nick

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    Is it still happening? Tried to block all pw domains.
     

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