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Old 01-24-2017, 08:05 AM
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I'm getting continual warnings about the security certificate on this site. Sometimes the popups come in multiples. Only on this site.

Also while browsing here there will come popups that state my android phone has a virus and need to click a link to clear it. Also only happens when on Shooters Forum. I never click on the links and just close out the session.

Guess I need help on how to eliminate this aggravation.
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Old 01-24-2017, 08:10 AM
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I have been having these of varying degree, coming and going, for some time now.
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Old 01-24-2017, 10:01 AM
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Grab a screenshot if you can, guys. Also if you notice it happens with a particular ad on the screen, that is useful information too.
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Old 01-24-2017, 11:55 AM
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Don't ever click on those links. You'll end up with malware, get hacked, or a virus.
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Old 01-24-2017, 12:21 PM
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Grab a screenshot if you can, guys. Also if you notice it happens with a particular ad on the screen, that is useful information too.
Mike the most recent was when I was on the the "New glass" post. Must of had 7 or 8 security warning popups in a row. When trying to write this thread had probably 5 more.
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Old 01-24-2017, 02:26 PM
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I'm not sure if the ads cycle through or not, so knowing what ad may be on the screen is more valuable than knowing what thread you were in. At least I'd guess that.

It has been reported up the chain, please let me know if there is any additional detail.
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Old 01-24-2017, 04:07 PM
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I'll pay attention to what ad is up when this happens. Tough for me to get a screen shot since I'm using a phone to access shooters forum.
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Old 01-24-2017, 09:20 PM
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I'll pay attention to what ad is up when this happens. Tough for me to get a screen shot since I'm using a phone to access shooters forum.
what sort of phone
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Old 01-24-2017, 09:25 PM
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Grab a screenshot if you can, guys. Also if you notice it happens with a particular ad on the screen, that is useful information too.
Mike Happens most for me on Android. It's simply the fact you're using multiple servers.
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Old 01-24-2017, 11:52 PM
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what sort of phone
LG android with straight talk data.
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Old 01-25-2017, 12:29 AM
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LG android with straight talk data.
And it will happen with every browser I've tried on Android, Samsung, Motorola, etc.
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Old 01-25-2017, 12:57 AM
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And it will happen with every browser I've tried on Android, Samsung, Motorola, etc.
What has me puzzled is I visit a half dozen sites daily and it only happens here.
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Old 01-25-2017, 06:11 AM
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Hey folks,

Can you firstly, clear your browsers cookies in case this is due to the bad cookie you picked up somewhere.

If you see a pop-up or alert, we will need a screenshot, the URL of the ad, or the URL of where you are redirected to (Usually sent to the app store)

Once we have that information we can look into it.

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Old 01-25-2017, 07:01 AM
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Hey folks,

Can you firstly, clear your browsers cookies in case this is due to the bad cookie you picked up somewhere.

If you see a pop-up or alert, we will need a screenshot, the URL of the ad, or the URL of where you are redirected to (Usually sent to the app store)

Once we have that information we can look into it.

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I'm being directed to download an anti-virus app from Google Play. Have no idea if that is where the link will take me since I haven't ever clicked on it.

Edit: Just now cleared everything in browser data. History, cookies, cache, passwords..everything. Will see if that helps.
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Old 01-25-2017, 08:13 AM
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Just happened again 5 times in a row. The security warning popups were stacked on top of each other (5 of them).
Opened the top one and copied the text by hand.

Security Warnings
There are problems with the security
certificate for this site.
VIEW CERTIFICATE CONTINUE

clicked on "view certificate"

Security Certificate
X (box w/red x) The name of the site doesn't
match the name on the certificate.
Issued to:
Common name: *.btrll.com
Organization: Yahoo Inc.
Organzational Unit: Information Technology
VIEW PAGE INFO OK

clicked "page info"

Page Info
Shooters Forum- Search Results
Address: https.//
vast.bp3871358.btr
ll.com/
vast3871358?n=1
395252809&br_w=
730&br_h=90&br_p
ageurl=shooters for
um.com
VIEW CERTIFICATE OK
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Old 01-25-2017, 01:32 PM
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LG android with straight talk data.
Don't no how to screen shot one of them, my iphone is the on and main menu button at the same time.
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Old 01-30-2017, 09:15 PM
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I do not believe that because "there previously had been some problems with PMs" that the present issue is a mere repeat of Yeah we are experiencing those same little nagging problems again. I have reason to believe that PMs have been hacked - if not even members' personal emails which were readable in the PMs between members. I also posted a while ago that it appears to not be from outside the forum.
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Old 01-31-2017, 07:30 AM
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The PM system has always been a little flaky. Seems to be a weakness of vBulletin. Email notifications of PMs can be blocked by spam filters, also the email notifications of thread updates. That's been a continual problem.

I'm having a difficult time believing anyone would go to the trouble of hacking the PM system. If everyone else's PMs look like mine, they are mostly load data, and planning hunting trips.... just not much useful information to a third party in it.
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Old 01-31-2017, 03:01 PM
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The PM system has always been a little flaky. Seems to be a weakness of vBulletin. Email notifications of PMs can be blocked by spam filters, also the email notifications of thread updates. That's been a continual problem.
Simple issue Mike, make sure people put [email protected] in their address book..

Some mail servers need that one including Yahoo.
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Old 01-31-2017, 03:14 PM
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I have the ads blocked, but I still get "redirects" and "virus warnings" about every other click to another "task" like going from the main page to "today's posts" or from there to a post I want to read.

Only this site too.

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