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Is this a legit ad or some kind of malware based redirect?

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User Info: PhilOnDez

PhilOnDez
3 years ago#1
http://i39.tinypic.com/j7t6c5.png

Been getting that on gamefaqs a few times lately (Not sure about the actual content of the ad, but the same layout). I normally don't mind their ads but this one really pushes what I'm willing to deal with. It's not like what I'm seeing warrants any more than a banner at the top or bottom of the page anyway.

Googled the host (sponsor.adverstitial.com) and I didn't really find anything explaining what it was.

As for how I could have gotten malware if that's what it is, no idea. I don't use this computer for anything but steam/origin games, amazon, youtube, paypal, basically major sites where there shouldn't be any problem.
Every time I try to go where I really wanna be it's already where I am, 'cuz I'm already there
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User Info: LMTTN

LMTTN
3 years ago#2
This has happened to me a couple of times, too. I'm not sure what it could be, though. I just know it's only happened to me on GameFAQs.
Steam: Macintosh Plus | PSN: letmetrythisname
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User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
3 years ago#3
Porn websites have less malware that legit major websites.

Do you know why?


Because of the advertisements.

Never browse the web without adblock plus
He who stumbles around in darkness with a stick is blind. But he who... sticks out in darkness... is... fluorescent! - Brother Silence

User Info: happyscrub1

happyscrub1
3 years ago#4
TERROR!!!! TERROR!!!! TERROR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
http://happyscrub.com/tierlist.jpg
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