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The Ad Reporting Thread

lukus99

Member
Oct 27, 2017
47
Getting a big full screen ad for BP me rewards every time I navigate to a new page. Two even popped up when typing this.

Chrome on Andriod Oneplus 6T
 

Ant

Member
Oct 27, 2017
107
Also getting annoying fulls reen BPme rewards for every new page. Multiple times on a page also


Chrome on Galaxy s10 plus.
 

Camisado

Member
Nov 3, 2017
304
Also getting annoying fulls reen BPme rewards for every new page. Multiple times on a page also


Chrome on Galaxy s10 plus.
Came here to say this.

It takes over the entire page with a video and even when you close it, it just returns seconds later. I've had to close it 3 times while writing this post!
 

Chille

Member
Jan 7, 2018
401
Same getting this same advert. Gonna have to leave till it's removed it's been incredible invasive popping up even as I type this.
 
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Helloween

Member
Oct 27, 2017
90
I'm getting a massive pop up every 20 seconds or so on every page I view. Happend while I was typing this three times. Mobile user android Samsung galaxy s10
 

3bada

The Fallen
Oct 27, 2017
92
My OP 7t Pro camera randomly popped up for half a second while browsing the site using FF, and my guess is because an ad trying to access the camera. Sadly I didn't see which ad it was since I browsed away immediately.
 

loltna

Member
Dec 4, 2017
335
Is there any particular reason why it seems this website is contaminated far more than any other? I feel like these types of ads have been going on forever and yet nothing really gets done to prevent them, and no other big website gets this bad for so long.
 

Majora85

Member
Nov 21, 2017
486
Constantly getting the full page BPMe Rewards ad popping up every 15 seconds. Chrome, Pixel XL
 

Thekeats

Member
Nov 1, 2017
428
Getting a lot of BPme ads, full screen and annoying as hell. Happening every 30 seconds or so.

Samsungs S9+ using chrome, and had it 3 times while writing this post.
 

Fusionfrenzy

Member
Aug 2, 2019
101
OMG this BP ad. It's coming up every 10 seconds and filling the entire screen. If I stop scrolling the page for a second, BAM, it's there. But it even popped up three times while I was typing this post. Who thought this was a good idea?

Samsung Note 9 on Chrome
 

Zoe

Member
Oct 25, 2017
6,592
The constant ad refreshes make writing long posts on the iPad a real pain in the ass.
 
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Cerium

Cerium

General Manager
Administrator
Oct 23, 2017
1,234
Information
Looks like it's a bad outbreak on mobile this week, I've contacted our ad agency with the details. Sorry for the inconvenience.
 

lazerfox

Member
Oct 26, 2017
1,196
Switzerland
I'm getting redirected to a phishing site since today. Turned on adblocker for the time being.

I'm on desktop and it happens in both Firefox and Chrome.

 
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Llyrwenne

Hopes and Dreams SAVE the World
Member
Oct 26, 2017
949
I've experienced a few redirects to scam pages too over the last few days.

Browser: Chrome 78.0.3904.97
Platform: Windows 10 1903
Offending Ad: https://eu.globalzionism.top/7c642381e3a7ca47ae8d7ce92192cd69/index.html?
More of these today. Different links, but redirecting to the same scam page.

Browser: Chrome 78.0.3904.97
Platform: Windows 10 1903
Offending Ad: https://eu.regionattractions.icu/d129f88523985715e121924d47cde4a0/index.html? / https://eu.utamaattractions.icu/d129f88523985715e121924d47cde4a0/index.html?

When Chrome finally started intercepting some of these redirects, it showed the URL domain as 'www.indaxexchange.com'. When I followed the specific blocked URL earlier today, it directed to the latter of the eu. domains provided above, but when I followed that same link at two separate later moments, it sent me to yet two other eu. redirect sites with identical content;

https://eu.retailexperiencejournal.icu/6f0462dcf584c114533bd18badd89f10/index.html? / https://eu.retailexperiencejobinterview.icu/6f0462dcf584c114533bd18badd89f10/index.html?

Seems like the 'indaxexchange' domain is the actual source, redirecting to various throwaway eu. domains as they get blocked / shut down / blacklisted / whatever.
 
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Cerium

Cerium

General Manager
Administrator
Oct 23, 2017
1,234
More of these today. Different links, but redirecting to the same scam page.

Browser: Chrome 78.0.3904.97
Platform: Windows 10 1903
Offending Ad: https://eu.regionattractions.icu/d129f88523985715e121924d47cde4a0/index.html? / https://eu.utamaattractions.icu/d129f88523985715e121924d47cde4a0/index.html?

When Chrome finally started intercepting some of these redirects, it showed the URL domain as 'www.indaxexchange.com'. When I followed the specific blocked URL earlier today, it directed to the latter of the eu. domains provided above, but when I followed that same link at two separate later moments, it sent me to yet two other eu. redirect sites with identical content;

https://eu.retailexperiencejournal.icu/6f0462dcf584c114533bd18badd89f10/index.html? / https://eu.retailexperiencejobinterview.icu/6f0462dcf584c114533bd18badd89f10/index.html?

Seems like the 'indaxexchange' domain is the actual source, redirecting to various throwaway eu. domains as they get blocked / shut down / blacklisted / whatever.
Thanks a lot for the details. As far as we can tell this is an issue affecting parts of Europe at this time; we've contacted our partners requesting an investigation and solution.
 

Red Arremer

Member
Oct 26, 2017
8,747
Browser: Firefox
Platform: Desktop
Offending Ad:

Regional for Austria, not sure about other countries. The ad opens up almost immediately upon entering a thread, autodirects to its page, completely prohibiting going back or actually letting the user get past it.
The ad masks itself as being from one of Austria’s mobile providers (A1) raffling off an iPhone in exchange for a survey. I believe that this ad might be a phishing tool.
Can’t provide a screenshot because I’m at a class PC, and don’t know if this will happen at my home PC.
 

Red Arremer

Member
Oct 26, 2017
8,747
Browser: Firefox
Platform: Desktop
Offending Ad:

Regional for Austria, not sure about other countries. The ad opens up almost immediately upon entering a thread, autodirects to its page, completely prohibiting going back or actually letting the user get past it.
The ad masks itself as being from one of Austria’s mobile providers (A1) raffling off an iPhone in exchange for a survey. I believe that this ad might be a phishing tool.
Can’t provide a screenshot because I’m at a class PC, and don’t know if this will happen at my home PC.
I tried around a bit during that class and Internet Explorer also encountered this ad.
 
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Cerium

Cerium

General Manager
Administrator
Oct 23, 2017
1,234
I've reported these latest issues to the ad agency, thank you for the detailed reports. Hopefully we can get a grasp on it.
 

flyinj

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,944
I'm getting constant pop up blocks, probably 1 every 30 seconds. One gets through about once every 5-10 mins. Redirects to "daily Bible quotes", and your usual various phishing sweepstakes lock-sites.

This is Android using Chrome.

Only getting this behavior on ResetEra (which ist the case always. I visit many other sites and forums and none of them ever have this problem)

Been happening for the past week.
 

MinusTydus

The Fallen
Jul 28, 2018
2,317
Now I'm getting "OMG YOU HAVE A VIRUS!!" bullshit, instead of the "Extravagant Whatever-the-fuck" bullshit.

Y'all are a damn mess with these ads.
 

Ribs

Member
Dec 10, 2017
200
Got redirected to faithfinder.com in the Lindsey Graham walks away thread, lol.