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  1. Johnd

    Johnd Large Member Supporting Member

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    Yep, the Amazon one is back at it, and a new one (at least to me) has shown up.
     
  2. Dennis Griffith

    Dennis Griffith Senior Member

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    You can take steps to protect your mobile device. There aren't a lot of options available, but you can load malwarebytes on your mobile device. At least it will help as I've always protected the computer as the last line of defense.
     
  3. TxBrew

    TxBrew Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Also go to airplane mode on your device then go to apps and find the one for this site. Clear the cache there.
    Then turn off your device. Turn on, turn off airplane mode, and try the Site again.
    Also, If you see one and can find a link and give it to me here, I can try to block it.
     
  4. ibglowin

    ibglowin Moderator Super Moderator

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    Johnd Large Member Supporting Member

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    Johny99 Junior Member Supporting Member

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    Unfortunately happened to me yesterday. :gbNot yet tonight.
     
  7. TxBrew

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    ibglowin Moderator Super Moderator

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    Elizajean Gaining experience one carboy at a time.... Supporting Member

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    Happened to me multiple times last evening when I tried to read posts about bentonite.
     
  10. zadvocate

    zadvocate Senior Member

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    I have this too but I read that it was associated with an app I may have downloaded. I deleted the most recent app that i think corresponded to when this started happening and it went away. So if there was some free app you downloaded, it may be causing this problem.
     
  11. Elizajean

    Elizajean Gaining experience one carboy at a time.... Supporting Member

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    I have not downloaded any apps in months, if not longer.
     
  12. ibglowin

    ibglowin Moderator Super Moderator

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    Post #5 explained it all folks. Its the advertising banners at the top.
     
  13. TxBrew

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  14. AZMDTed

    AZMDTed Just a guy Supporting Member

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    Thanks for working this. I’ve been spam free for two weeks now. I greatly limited my coming here because of the spam, so it’s nice to be back more.
     
  15. Elizajean

    Elizajean Gaining experience one carboy at a time.... Supporting Member

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    Still an issue even after following the above suggestions. Amazon pop ups. It's frustrating.
     
  16. TxBrew

    TxBrew Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Can you get the url address from the top bar next time it happens and post it here? That will allow me to get that one blocked. I block and a new one will pop up soon after. Still working on a way for those not to get through.
     
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    AZMDTed Just a guy Supporting Member

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  18. Boatboy24

    Boatboy24 No longer a newbie, but still clueless.

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    Used to only get it if I was using Safari in iOS. It's now happening in Safari for Mac too. I don't have a URL - as soon as I see it start to happen, I shut down Safari. I don't like being redirected into unfamiliar territory.
     
  19. Elizajean

    Elizajean Gaining experience one carboy at a time.... Supporting Member

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    First thing this morning.....
     
  20. TxBrew

    TxBrew Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    I appreciate that. I have forwarded it to be blocked.
     

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