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Offline dave shelley

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Re: This Site
« Reply #255 on: March 22, 2019, 12:53:20 PM »
I had something similar last night too.  It was flagged by McAfee also.  There was a trial period of McAfee when I bought this laptop almost a year ago but I downloaded Avast for free, yet from time to time McAfee flags sites asking 'are you sure you want to go there?'. I know they are safe sites so ignore it, I thought it was an anomaly of something I'd typically done wrong.  I've never had a problem with any anti-virus software as far as H&V is concerned before.

Offline TonyD

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Re: This Site
« Reply #256 on: March 22, 2019, 11:58:20 PM »
Hi, I keep getting a bogus pop up saying Iíve won a prize from Virgin Media when Iím on the main discussions section.  Looks very dodgy.

Offline KRS

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Re: This Site
« Reply #257 on: March 23, 2019, 01:28:10 AM »
Similar for me. I keep getting a pop up and redirect about prizes from Sky whilst using Safari on iPhone (no issues whilst browsing on MacBook). The only way to get out of it is to close the browser. It only happens whilst using H&V. Very annoying.

I've cleared my browser history in iPhone settings and will advise if it happens again.



« Last Edit: March 23, 2019, 01:32:45 AM by KRS »

Offline Ian J

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Re: This Site
« Reply #258 on: March 23, 2019, 10:05:11 PM »
Me too, itís doing my nut in. If I change to the mobile version itís fine but I hate using that mode. Iím using Safari on the iPhone.

Itís actually got worse and happens as soon as I log onto H&V, canít get rid of it, cleared my browser and history, it didnít help.
« Last Edit: March 23, 2019, 10:08:15 PM by Ian J »

Offline KRS

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Re: This Site
« Reply #259 on: March 24, 2019, 06:18:10 AM »
Iíve also found that clearing browser history doesnít matter and happens whether logged in or not...literally happened again within seconds of hitting the forum. Itís also happened 3 times whilst making this post.

Also receive a Safari message saying website not secure (or something similar) in red text before logging in.
« Last Edit: March 24, 2019, 06:19:52 AM by KRS »

Offline KRS

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Re: This Site
« Reply #260 on: March 24, 2019, 08:14:57 PM »
Unfortunately this is also happening for my dad too on his iPhone and also on Sky broadband, however he receives a different message:




Offline KRS

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Re: This Site
« Reply #261 on: March 24, 2019, 08:17:45 PM »
I also tested my iPhone on 4G and his Sky broadband. The redirect and messages didn't happen whilst on 4G but did when I connected to Wifi (you will see the redirect URL has changed from "bootstrapcardcenterimage" to "callcentercard").



« Last Edit: March 24, 2019, 08:24:29 PM by KRS »

Offline adrenachrome

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Re: This Site
« Reply #262 on: March 24, 2019, 10:02:00 PM »
I use Firefox with UblockOrigin and Ghostery on my laptop and have no problem. No problem on Android, but I use an app which I wrote myself as a training exercise.

Just ran a simulation using Safari and can recreate the problem. You need a decent adblocker. A proper VPN will have this built in. Downloading and running Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware, both of which have free versions, is always worth doing.

Offline DB

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Re: This Site
« Reply #263 on: March 24, 2019, 10:03:45 PM »
I have the issue only on my iPad

Offline KRS

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« Reply #264 on: March 24, 2019, 10:11:21 PM »
I use Firefox with UblockOrigin and Ghostery on my laptop and have no problem. No problem on Android, but I use an app which I wrote myself as a training exercise.

Just ran a simulation using Safari and can recreate the problem. You need a decent adblocker. A proper VPN will have this built in. Downloading and running Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware, both of which have free versions, is always worth doing.
How do you do such a thing an iPhone or iPad?

Offline Rudy65

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Re: This Site
« Reply #265 on: March 24, 2019, 10:21:53 PM »
I use Firefox with UblockOrigin and Ghostery on my laptop and have no problem. No problem on Android, but I use an app which I wrote myself as a training exercise.

Just ran a simulation using Safari and can recreate the problem. You need a decent adblocker. A proper VPN will have this built in. Downloading and running Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware, both of which have free versions, is always worth doing.
How do you do such a thing an iPhone or iPad?

Ad-Blocker Pro sorted me out although the ad it did subsequently reappear on another non H&V site

Offline andyh

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Re: This Site
« Reply #266 on: March 24, 2019, 11:11:01 PM »
Iíve been getting it for about a week, feckin annoying

Offline KRS

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Re: This Site
« Reply #267 on: March 24, 2019, 11:37:15 PM »
Thanks Rudy. I've just downloaded "Ad-Blocker Plus" (free app in App Store) and will post any updates.

Offline Ian J

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Re: This Site
« Reply #268 on: March 25, 2019, 07:29:52 AM »
So have we established itís only happens on this site? It so why would that be?

Since Iíve changed to the mobile version it has not happened once. Within seconds on old format I get the pop up.

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Re: This Site
« Reply #269 on: March 26, 2019, 11:50:56 AM »
What have you done with Mobile View? It looks like it was designed by Small Heath fans.

I don't like change. 😞