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    Opera 12 fraud warning



    I realize Opera 12 is as old as shit, but this is slightly worrisome. How did Broken end up on a list like this?

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    We literally run no ads so I don't know what to tell you. Maybe Jenny has some info on why it might be on a list but there are zero warnings on any of my browsers.
    None on I.E., Mozilla or Chrome (and Google is the first one to panic if something's wrong) I don't use opera though, so I don't know what to tell you about that.

    I find it weird that your first pic says we're suspected of fraud and the second is malicious software.
    Maybe it has something to do with your "old as shit" (your words, not mine) Opera 12 browser. The site says the current stable version is 41.
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    This kind of message seems to appear with Norton as well. A friend was trying to access a birdwatching site and Norton flagged it as dangerous. I also use Norton and could access it normally. I'd say it's an error, but how did it arise? Good question.

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    I too only recently started getting these warnings (using Opera 10.10 for just this site)
    Its now started popping up full page adverts. Popup blocker looks to be non-effective.
    Edit: Now looks like whenever I click anywhere, or on a link it loads up a about:blank or opens some nonsense advert.
    Hmmm
    Last edited by sighpie; 04-21-2017 at 01:59 AM. Reason: additional info

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    Quote Originally Posted by sighpie View Post
    I too only recently started getting these warnings (using Opera 10.10 for just this site)
    Its now started popping up full page adverts. Popup blocker looks to be non-effective.
    Edit: Now looks like whenever I click anywhere, or on a link it loads up a about:blank or opens some nonsense advert.
    Hmmm
    If i enter Broken with my Smartphone or Tablet i get also tons of adverts.
    But from the PC with FF and ad-block enable the site is fine.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    Quote Originally Posted by sighpie View Post
    I too only recently started getting these warnings (using Opera 10.10 for just this site)
    Its now started popping up full page adverts. Popup blocker looks to be non-effective.
    Edit: Now looks like whenever I click anywhere, or on a link it loads up a about:blank or opens some nonsense advert.
    Hmmm
    Quote Originally Posted by Toto View Post
    If i enter Broken with my Smartphone or Tablet i get also tons of adverts.
    But from the PC with FF and ad-block enable the site is fine.

    I noticed that something has changed yesterday. I'm not sure why but I have a message in with the boss to take a look at it as I don't have full access in AdminCP to check everything.

    sig courtesy of B.Bubba

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    +1 here

    even clicking on the thanks button can open up some other page for me - seriously considering switching away from internet explorer 1

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    Same happening here (IE)

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    Same here. I am getting full page spam pop ups every time I come to the site and often when clicking stuff.

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