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PLEASE POST SCREENSHOTS of the FULL SCREEN and report your DEVICE TYPE, OPERATING SYSTEM, BROWSER TYPE AND VERSIONS, and COUNTRY where you are browsing from in your post.This thread is strictly for the reporting of disruptive ads, including unwanted popups, page hijscks, malware attempts, etc. related to ad content on your MOBILE devicePlease refrain from discussion or speculation about technical issues if they are not reports as specified here.

Originally Posted by IBobi View Post
We apologize for the bad ads. We hope in the new year to have a solution that handles them more proactively and quickly. Thank you for your patience!
Please see post #132 for further reading on this ongoing publishing industry issue (it's not just FlyerTalk) https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/29310693-post132.html

We understand disruptive advertisements lessen the enjoyment of your FlyerTalk browsing experience. Please post all disruptive advertisement reports here; your full report (see above) will assist Internet Brands / FlyerTalk in handling these expeditiously. Admin / Tech attempts to respond to all reports speedily, but eliminating problem adverts may require communication with advertisements suppliers or devising technical solutions that may require time. (Internet Brands operates during customary and usual work hours on the U. S. West Coast; holidays, weekends, etc. are observed.)

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Old Jan 1, 18, 2:41 pm
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ARCHIVE: Report Disruptive 2018 Ads on Mobile Device & Screen Shots

Welcome to the rebooted disruptive advertisement report thread, for mobile devices.

cblaisd and JDiver, forum Co-Moderators


Originally Posted by IBobi View Post
We apologize for the bad ads. We hope in the new year to have a solution that handles them more proactively and quickly. Thank you for your patience!

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Old Jan 3, 18, 11:31 am
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I just had my mobile browser hijacked four times -- twice while in Omni and twice in the Support forum. I'm using a Google Pixel 2 with Chrome. Twice before it happened I spotted an ad with a green background and 8-ball (pool/billiards ball). However, there were two different hijackings -- I think the 8-ball ad was connected to a fake Amazon hijack.
The ad above is the one I saw a couple times before the fake Amazon hijacking in both Omni and Tech Support.




This was in the tech support forum and was a pop-up that appeared over the fake Amazon page.


This was in the tech support forum.


This was from an Omni hijacking.
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Old Jan 3, 18, 5:38 pm
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Originally Posted by chgoeditor View Post
I just had my mobile browser hijacked four times -- twice while in Omni and twice in the Support forum. I'm using a Google Pixel 2 with Chrome. Twice before it happened I spotted an ad with a green background and 8-ball (pool/billiards ball). However, there were two different hijackings -- I think the 8-ball ad was connected to a fake Amazon hijack.
The ad above is the one I saw a couple times before the fake Amazon hijacking in both Omni and Tech Support.




This was in the tech support forum and was a pop-up that appeared over the fake Amazon page.


This was in the tech support forum.


This was from an Omni hijacking.
Ive been getting these same ads constantly for the past few days.
Makes it impossible to use FT mobile.
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Old Jan 3, 18, 6:03 pm
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On on my I phone for months adds keep blocking my screen and can't read posts. What is going on.
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Old Jan 4, 18, 12:01 pm
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popups on mobile browser

when I browse FT forums on android chrome, I have started getting annoying pop ups about winning something on amazon. How to fix??
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Old Jan 4, 18, 1:06 pm
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A problem that has been noted before
Look here (where your thread will be moved)
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/tech...-feedback-386/
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/tech...g-reports.html
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Old Jan 4, 18, 1:11 pm
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Originally Posted by chgoeditor View Post



This was from an Omni hijacking.
Also suffered with this one, though intermittently, on Omni. Can't back out of it, have to close the browser and reopen FT to continue.
Maybe it's punishment for going to bad Omni
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Old Jan 4, 18, 1:44 pm
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Originally Posted by rickg523 View Post
Also suffered with this one, though intermittently, on Omni. Can't back out of it, have to close the browser and reopen FT to continue.
Maybe it's punishment for going to bad Omni
I've gotten in on this board and on the United board. Definitely working to lower my mobile FT usage.
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Old Jan 4, 18, 7:52 pm
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Got redirected to this when posting to the HHonors forum:

http://satisfaction-survey.today/Sur...5k1RUaYFzBCyvS
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Old Jan 5, 18, 9:53 am
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Got a page hijack on the BA forum this morning, using Chrome 63.0.3239.111 on my Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 running Android 4.1.2

I do not use the Mobile site - this was on the full version of the site,
but on a tablet.
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Old Jan 7, 18, 11:00 pm
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Getting these browser hijacks/redirects when viewing https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trending.php
Android 8.1 - Chrome 63.0.3239.111 - Google Pixel - USA

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Old Jan 8, 18, 10:59 am
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So far the Chrome setting recommended by IBobi has worked for me. This specified thread was the worst I had experienced, hijacked every time I opened it. I applied the setting and so far not a single hijack. Latest Chrome on a pixel 2.

Here's a link to the fix

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/29220206-post1.html
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Old Jan 8, 18, 4:21 pm
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I get the same Amazon one as others and also the same virus one as others. I am using Samsung note 3 and chrome. Sometimes for the "virus" one to go away I need to completely shut off my phone. Very inconvenient and it happens regularly.
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Old Jan 8, 18, 6:22 pm
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App store redirect from the home page on an iPhone 6s with 11.1.2(15B202) using Safari. Happening so frequently, I was able to use my phone's record screen feature to show it in action.


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Old Jan 8, 18, 6:37 pm
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Problems With Flyertalk On My Pixel

Hi all,

MODS please move to another area if this question is not appropriate.

I am having issues viewing FlyerTalk on my pixel and wondering if anyone else is having the same issues? Every time I go into a specific thread I get an Amazon.com advert which takes over the screen and I am unable to remove it. This does not happen on any other site. It is getting to the stage where I am literarily unable to use FT at all. This only happens with FT and no other website.

I have removed the Chrome app and reinstalled it, but this has not helped.

Anyone have any ideas?

Cheers
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