This page has the worst spam

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  1. smoke665

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    I know there is a similar adwsre on those, but I'm not sure if the same techniques I use on android will work there.


     
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    orljustin No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    It's an iPhone running safari. There's no malware. That's the point of using an iPhone. This is the only place I've ever seen it.
     
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    I've been having the same problem for a few months, both on my iPhone and on my iPad. Both with safari, and only when I come here, whether logged in or not. If I turn off cookies then clear my history, it goes away. But when I want to login here to actually post, I have to turn on cookies, and eventually I get that pop up again.
     
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    Make sure the iOS is up to date with the latest version.
     
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    orljustin No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Yes, read that yourself. It's the website's fault with the ads it is serving. Like I said. Not my browser having anything wrong.
     
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    This is not the TPF's fault. This is the hacker stirred up trouble. Happens everywhere in including government's system and large companies.
     
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    There is no 'hacker'. It's in the JavaScript of the ads they are running.
     
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    no issues here on my android phone on either Firefox OR chrome.
     
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    Why don't you just clear the cache and history from Safari, and reboot your iPhone.

    It is unauthorized ad created by hacker. The TPF has nothing to do with it.
     
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    "Why don't you just clear the cache and history from Safari, and reboot your iPhone."

    I can't speak for orljustin, but I've done this several times over the past few months and it didn't help. And yes, I'm up to date with iOS. The only way I can find to stop these pop ups is to disallow cookies as I said above. Whether it's a problem with this website directly or caused by something else, it is pretty annoying.
     
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    I use android devices phone and table, so I can't speak directly about the Apple, but I do know that Safari operates similar to Chrome in respect to the Sync function. These pop up adware viruses gave me a royal PITA, until I realized that if I ever got one I had to follow the same procedure on "every" device that was linked to sync or it would reinfect me again. I haven't had another one in a few months now, so fingers crossed, that I cleared them all.
     

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