Malware on the USMB?

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    Got to increase the cash flow with all those constant 'updates'.
     
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    I did notice clicking on some pages, and then going to certain spam sites, Chinese I think, but I attempted to remedy the problem so I don't get that anymore.

    But there certainly is some spam connected to the site.
     
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    malware, no but the ads are highly aggressive. Added adblock at home and it is extremely faster posting speed.
     
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    I use Avast Premium. It notifies you when you're being tracked...then you can block them individually of block all. I block all. Problem solved.
     
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    Same here......along with Malwarebytes Pro, and Ad Block.
     
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    You should have let this thread die.

    All you have done is raise unnecessary concern.

    This has turned you into a spam bot.

    Today is my day for cleaning up my screen.

    So all spam and spammers go onto the ignore list.

    Including you.

    Sorry, no choice.
     
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    To kill your useless thread I need to put you on the ignore list.

    Sorry, no choice.
     
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    I use adblock plus.
    If you want to get fancy you can use ghostery, and always use private browsing and clear your cookies often.
     
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    I use a good Slovakian protection for my computer and I get no alert of a problem with the USMessageBoard site.
     

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