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Virus detected

Discussion in 'Stratics Help and Suggestions' started by kulder, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. kulder

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    Just opened Stratics on my Kindle Fire and a pop up said that it had detected an android virus on my mobile device, anyone else get this warning only thing that was opened was Stratics
     
  2. Eaerendil

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    Yea. Same here on my samsung
     
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    same on my galaxy note
     
  4. Taylor

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    Stratics is good, its one of the banner ads.. a pop up saying that theres a "virus on your tablet.. click ok to remove" and it will redirect you to some knock-off anti-virus malware.
     
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  6. kulder

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    I am not getting the pop up now, I always open Uhalll first as it's bookmarked, I'm using Amazon's Silk browser (which sucks) figured it was a banner add but ya never know
     
  7. Eaerendil

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    Yes. Thats it
     
  8. Petra Fyde

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    phew!
    don't frighten me like that!
     
  9. The Zog historian

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    I hate those. On a forum elsewhere that I help moderate, we recently got rid of an ad that claims the user isn't set up to read private messages, tricking the unsavvy into downloading a browser hijacker.
     
  10. Taylor

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    Hmm. Yeah, I think you're right, it's a value click media ad. It doesn't show on Apple stuff either, apparently. I'll ask them if we can remove that.