Annoying Pop-Ups/redirect / malware?

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roon
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Getting redirects past couple days on Android. F1T intermittently getting marked by Chrome as 'deceptive', unsafe site.

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Steven
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Not good.
Strangely though, I don't get any popups, redirects or any other sort of annoying ads.

Maybe Belgium is not interesting for advertising ;)

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RZS10
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was getting some garbage from luckyguys dot xyz today ... did not happen before... the typical scam where they claim you've won a bunch of --- and all you have to do is click "ok" to claim it ... this one even had a fake amazon website as the background

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RZS10 wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:57 pm
was getting some garbage from luckyguys dot xyz today ... did not happen before... the typical scam where they claim you've won a bunch of --- and all you have to do is click "ok" to claim it ... this one even had a fake amazon website as the background
Yep, got that too, on my phone earlier today (then got back behind PC and didn't think more of it).

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Since today I get them as well. I get redirected to some fake google page. It says that I’ve been selected from the first 100 to win a new phone.

It happend a couple of times now.
The url I got redirected to is: newlucky19.top

Edit:
On safari on my iPhone XS Max with iOS 13.3.1

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hollus
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Same here on safari. Hadn't happened for many months.
I would like to see a paleontologist.

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same here, looks like it stops when I disable javascript. iOS, latest version. no problems on my Mac.

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Godius
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Got it as well on safari (ios), very annoying.

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Got it aswell on android

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Mr. Fahrenheit
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Worth checking if the address you guys are connecting to https:// or http://

A lot of naughty things can be injected over http, so always prefer secure https (should have a little padlock next to the address in the title).

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Holm86
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I'm also getting it on my chrome mobile browser

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hollus
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Mr. Fahrenheit wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:37 am
Worth checking if the address you guys are connecting to https:// or http://

A lot of naughty things can be injected over http, so always prefer secure https (should have a little padlock next to the address in the title).
Mine is https. Still happens. I rememeber when this happened many months ago, it also affected other sites, recefans comes to mind. So it might be related to the providers (or not).
I would like to see a paleontologist.

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Steven
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It is most certainly related to the providers.

We don't really have an influence on that ads that get displayed. It's the ad provider that deals with the ad networks, and tries to serve the best performing ad for the circumstances.

Experience has shown that my complaints about certain ads are being picked up, but it seems like the checking is not watertight, and after a while, similar ads get served again.

So, what helps is details about the ad served, so that I can push that onto the ad server guys. Other than that, I can't do much at all I'm afraid.

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RZS10
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luckyguys . xyz/prize/lucky/lp3.html? [...] with some code and a bunch of identifiers about my device, browser, location etc

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hollus
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In which countries is it happening? The users that wrote here and have a visible location seem to be in Holland and Denmark. Any other countries?
I would like to see a paleontologist.