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

#1PhilOnDezPosted 8/6/2013 8:01:42 AM
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.
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#2LMTTNPosted 8/6/2013 8:03:36 AM
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.
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#3SinisterSlayPosted 8/6/2013 8:03:36 AM
Porn websites have less malware that legit major websites.

Do you know why?


Because of the advertisements.

Never browse the web without adblock plus
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#4happyscrub1Posted 8/6/2013 8:03:38 AM
TERROR!!!! TERROR!!!! TERROR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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