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Old 02-05-2019, 04:01 PM
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When browsing this forum I have seen my screen switch to a Flash download page... this happened several times and does not look legit. Beware!
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Old 02-05-2019, 04:26 PM
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Yes i had the same thing happen to me on my mac last night. Oddly it was happening on the recent 997.2 engine failure thread....
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Old 02-05-2019, 05:57 PM
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My security software blocked this site a couple times last night. It wouldn't let me on 6speedonline at all. I'm a Mac user as well. Seems OK today.
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Old 02-05-2019, 11:11 PM
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There's a very subtle screen that pops up saying you need to upload the latest McAfee protection upgrades. Don't do it! It's a scam. If you have McAfee and it needs an upgrade, they email you.
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Old 02-05-2019, 11:36 PM
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Earlier today, on my Mac, 6speed kept opening something about needing an Adobe Flash update. I ran like hell.
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Old 02-06-2019, 03:15 AM
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Something bad is coming out from this site. The screens are subtle and look legit (see below), but they are not. Someone less tuned to IT security can find himself in big trouble. Management should check it out.

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Old 02-06-2019, 11:13 AM
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This is only an apple issue. With a PC and the chrome browser you can make it disable any pop-ups that don't originate from the same domain. You can't disable.all popups or the photo loader won't work.

For info on how to do this on a PC look up the "Malicious Advertising" thread.
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Old 02-06-2019, 11:30 AM
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I suggest as many of us as possible report the matter to [email protected] (I did so last night)
They regularly deal with such issues
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Old 02-06-2019, 12:40 PM
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Happened this morning on my mac. Would reappear after restart, had to clear history to get rid of it.
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Old 02-06-2019, 01:10 PM
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IB needs to clean up their act and either fix their stuff or better manage their advertisers.

The domain my security service is blocking is a known malware site. If a quick google search can provide me a full analysis of the attack, itís publicly known and IB should be on it.

Is there an admin contact for IB? I didnít see one on their corporate site.

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I got the same thing on my iMac yesterday. Still figuring out how to purge it.
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Old 02-06-2019, 02:24 PM
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Just donít click on anything. If you have, you you may have been hijacked.

Provided thatís not the case, there is no way for you to ďpurgeĒ it. Itís coming from IB or their advertisers.

Here is detailed info: https://blog.confiant.com/confiant-m...c-cd31e885c202

@admin @administrator please fix your stuff.

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I got the same thing on my iMac yesterday. Still figuring out how to purge it.
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Old 02-06-2019, 03:02 PM
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I've had that issue on my Mac. I'll try clearing my history. My antivirus software deleted it, but it still pops up from time to time.
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Old 02-06-2019, 03:58 PM
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Try removing clearing all cookies and restart safari or your browser, this worked for me on my Mac.
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Old 02-08-2019, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Petza914 View Post
This is only an apple issue. With a PC and the chrome browser you can make it disable any pop-ups that don't originate from the same domain. You can't disable.all popups or the photo loader won't work.

For info on how to do this on a PC look up the "Malicious Advertising" thread.
Any Apple computer can block popups. Just use Safari preferences. This particular case was circulating years ago. Never respond to any request to use log on info from a popup or email. Apple parted ways with Flash Player years ago because because it was a memory hog and very easy to hack. Even easier than Windows.
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