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Postby Derwood » Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:32 am

The last two days, I’ve been frequently rerouted to one of those Amazon Scam prize sites. This happens on mobile only (Safari on iOS)
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Postby cl smooth » Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:52 pm

same thing for me over the past 2 weeks.
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Postby Tim » Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:56 pm

Weird. If the site as a whole were compromised, it would be happening on all platforms. So I'd guess it's a function of the ads being served. However, the only ads I'm running are from Google Adsense. I'll report it to them.
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Re: Amazon Scam Site

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:31 pm

I haven't seen this here, but I have seen the same thing on and off at Fangraphs recently, really annoying because they put so many redirects that sometimes it's really difficult to even use the back button. Seems most logical that it's a rogue ad or two.
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Postby Sammys Boombox » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:40 pm

I’m pretty sure it’s a Mobile Safari issue that keeps getting worse across many websites. Fangraphs was also the first place I started seeing it frequently.
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Re: Amazon Scam Site

Postby Derwood » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:46 pm

It's usually a rogue ad that finds its way into Google Ads that a quick report takes care of
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Re: Amazon Scam Site

Postby weis21 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:44 pm

i'm kind of glad the cubs lost tbh because it's much more fun to read threads about amazon scam site than the cubs
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Re: Amazon Scam Site

Postby treebird » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:35 pm

weis21 wrote:i'm kind of glad the cubs lost tbh because it's much more fun to read threads about amazon scam site than the cubs


don’t sell it short, it’s also more fun to reload nsbb over and over until you get the scam site and then go there and give it your amazon password and social security number and bank account information than it is to think about the 2018 cubs
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Re: Amazon Scam Site

Postby 17 Seconds » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:31 pm

so the constitution i bought isn't real?
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Re: Scam Sites

Postby Derwood » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:20 pm

I'm getting a lot of redirects to loompasplace.com when I visit the site on my phone. (iOS, Safari)
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Postby itisallpartoftheplan » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:38 pm

I used to get rerouted there from cubs dot com gameday. Finally smartened up and downloaded the at bat app.
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Postby Cubfanintheknow » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:47 pm

I get them from time to time, too. Clear all your history and delete your cookies. That usually does the trick for me.
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Re: Scam Sites

Postby Banedon » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:35 pm

Derwood wrote:I'm getting a lot of redirects to loompasplace.com when I visit the site on my phone. (iOS, Safari)


If it's only happening on your phone, your phone is almost certainly the issue. Not the site.
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Re: Scam Sites

Postby Derwood » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:42 pm

Banedon wrote:
Derwood wrote:I'm getting a lot of redirects to loompasplace.com when I visit the site on my phone. (iOS, Safari)


If it's only happening on your phone, your phone is almost certainly the issue. Not the site.


That’s not true at all. It only happens on this site, and there are plenty of bad ads that get through Google Ads that target mobile apps.

Tim just needs to report it to his ad providers and that should take care of it.
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Re: Scam Sites

Postby cl smooth » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:26 pm

Derwood wrote:
Banedon wrote:
Derwood wrote:I'm getting a lot of redirects to loompasplace.com when I visit the site on my phone. (iOS, Safari)


If it's only happening on your phone, your phone is almost certainly the issue. Not the site.


That’s not true at all. It only happens on this site, and there are plenty of bad ads that get through Google Ads that target mobile apps.

Tim just needs to report it to his ad providers and that should take care of it.


I’m getting “dear iPhone user” ads lately. And only when browsing this site.
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Postby NOLA » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:30 pm

Until very recently I've gotten a ton of Right Wing propaganda pop ups on this site. Things like, "Is the media fair to Trump? Take this quiz!".
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Re: Scam Sites

Postby chopsx9 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:35 pm

I keep getting redirected to Porn4less on all my devices. Just a heads up Tim, my wife is going to PM you.
(God bless this thread!)
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Re: Scam Sites

Postby weis21 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:40 pm

chopsx9 wrote:I keep getting redirected to Porn4less on all my devices. Just a heads up Tim, my wife is going to PM you.
(God bless this thread!)

How mad can she be? Sounds like it’s a good deal. I’m tired of these overpriced porn sites tbh
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