"Dangerous" warning on thread

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  1. bilbarstow

    bilbarstow Premium Member

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    I was cruising through the Mark Knopfler thread on the Backstage when I tried to advance 1 page at a time using the "next" button and I got the following warning taking over my screen :

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    This happened repeatedly. And the "Dangerous" label remained for MLP when I ventured off to other posts. I'm not a noob, so I knew better than to click any part of it. But felt I better report it here.
     
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  2. chasenblues

    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Are you using Google?
    It popped up for me also(using Google),Seems like there is a redirect to the URL that's listed in the warning.
     
  3. bilbarstow

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    Yep, Chrome browser. Has "better security" because it checks the certificate for the site each hit. Safari lets me in. But I was most concerned because what it is Hijacking is the Navigation widgets (Next link, OR the page 3 link). Also affected the "last post" link from the Backstage page. None of which displayed any re-direction linking when I checked. I could copy the link from the WARNING red page and use source code to view, but it was in hex, so not human readable and I didn't want to venture any farther. Felt it best to report it here in the Front Desk. Even though it probably won't get any attention from TPTB. At least I've done my part to warn the fellow users.
     
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    Oh, yeah, and I find it interesting that it is a Necro-thread from 2011, resurrected today by a new user with exactly 1 post. And that post directs us to HIS youTube page ? If I was pointing fingers ? ....
     
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    chasenblues Senior Member

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    :laugh2:
     
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    I got it too.
     
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    Wrll don't bring it over here whatever the hell it is..
     
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    Harmony V.I.P. Member

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    I just went to that thread and got the same thing. Wished I read this one first.
     
  9. LtDave32

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    *Mod Note*

    Thanks for the head's up, Bill.

    Thread will be dumped.
     
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