Some ads are hijacking the webpage and sending people to outside sites...

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#1 Posted by superclocked (5823 posts) -
I've been getting pulled to a third party site at random times. I have everything disabled for sites that I don't approve, so the scripts aren't allowed to run, but some people are getting redirected to pages that automatically start downloads. This is how it looks when I get redirected to a different site.. 5j5.png Also, I've already completed the survey, but the survey message continues to pop up on a regular basis...
#2 Posted by capaho (1253 posts) -

I've noticed that, too.  The GS website appears to be vulnerable to injection attacks, which is another good reason why they should be using modsecurity.  In the mean time, install the AdBlocker plug-in in your browser, that will block the malicious ads.

#3 Posted by worlock77 (22547 posts) -

I've noticed that too. I was wondering if it was just me.

#4 Posted by capaho (1253 posts) -

I've noticed that too. I was wondering if it was just me.

worlock77

The ones I've encountered look like bogus ads injected over legitimate ones, a problem modsecurity could stop on the server side if they were using it.  The AdBlock extension I added to Safari blocks them from displaying in my browser.