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Topic: Kongregate / rogue ads

Originally posted by 0z9tu:

You should check your computer for malware, because that’s what it sounds like.

Clearly it would be if I had clicked on it.

Originally posted by TheresaC:

Thanks. We’re aware of the ads and are working with our ad network to figure out how we can block the ads.

Thank you.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / rogue ads

Apologies if this isn’t the correct place for this, but the past few days I have seen quite a few bogus sites pop up as a result of going to kong. Today after clicking on the gotd, I got redirected (in the same tab where the game was supposed to be) to

http://now-fix-pc.be/f3/cb07eb30614524ae407a3e42d840e13e/?subid=8e690d302ca1064c814dc7441a58389c&transaction_id=fc21f0a0-1868-4c0c-a68a-fe00ea591c25&rand=540f2ad831337&source=mbs-f3

which is a bogus “update your flash player” screen. Then, ironically, when coming to the forum to post I got another redir to

http://updaterequiredinstantly.be/f3/e2347a220284d302c0b505b34bac2ef3/?subid=8e690d302ca1064c814dc7441a58389c&transaction_id=fc21f0a0-1868-4c0c-a68a-fe00ea591c25&rand=540f2b37d6eca&source=mbs-f3

which is the same thing.

I don’t use an adblocker on kong to support it (pretty much the only site I do this on), but issues like these are going to make it much harder to continue doing so.

If this isn’t the right venue, feel free to point me in the right direction.