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JCC Anyone else getting spammed by ads via Google?

Discussion in 'Community' started by Valyn, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Valyn

    Valyn Jedi Master star 8

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    Mar 2, 2002
    Every time I type in a search, I can see my results list--and then it suddenly drops below a long list of unrelated links.

    Every time I open the JC forums, a pop up window appears with some annoying video.

    And at the bottom of my Chrome browser, ads intermittently appear. WTH.

    I'm running spyware and virus checks regularly so it must be an issue with Google taking on a more aggressive ad campaign?
     
  2. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Malleus Maleficarum star 8 Staff Member Manager

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    Aug 19, 2003
    No ads, but your account has been hacked and is posting spam threads.

    The old spinsters in Comms have been sitting there waiting for a task like this and you bring it here... smh
     
  3. Valyn

    Valyn Jedi Master star 8

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    Mar 2, 2002
    Comms. Now that's a place I haven't been in forever...

    EDIT:

    So we can't lock our own threads anymore...oh well, to Comms I go.
     
  4. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Dec 14, 2000
    Sounds like you've installed a 3rd party piece of crapware. It's easily done, bundled with java and the like.