Need a recommendation for a scan for my phone

Discussion in 'Technical queries' started by dickie davies, 4 Jun 2017.

  1. dickie davies

    dickie davies

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    oh please do fuck off
    Ste, my work phone, the Samsung, I haven't logged into my Google account to transfer any information over and I haven't installed any apps on that phone
    The only apps I use were already on the phone
     
  2. G-Star Medium Rare

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    Happens to me too, but only on BM. Windows phone.
     
  3. Zubrman

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    I have a Samsung running Android and often got not only the 'you have won a new iphone' invasive redirect but some pretty nasty porn redirects too. They only occurred whilst I was on BM.

    I recently purchased NordVPN so that I can watch live football and installed it on my phone as well as my laptops.

    Now these redirects only happen if the phone isn't protected. When 'cloaked', I haven't been attacked by any malads.
     
  4. dickie davies

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    What do you mean by cloaked?

    @Ric what did your ad company say as it's still happening!
     
  5. Zubrman

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    When the VPN is active, your Identity is masked; websites you visit do not have access to your IP address and your Service Provider doesn't know where you are visiting.
     
  6. Ric

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    They made some changes that they thought had fixed it, but evidently not! I'll get back on to them, but any screenshots, further info etc would be a great help.
     
  7. dickie davies

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    I'll try
    A page tried to load and seemed to be blocked, so I thought the issue had been resolved, then yesterday it reappeared
    I'll keep an eye on what ads are running to see if we can narrow it down that way

    Thanks for your help
     
  8. City_Sean

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    Still having the same issues as others Ric. Constantly being redirected to other sites.
     
  9. dickie davies

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    @Ric

    I've sent you an e mail with a screenshot
    I'll send another with a list of some of the addresses I've tried to block
     
  10. Ric

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    Thanks mate, much appreciated. The more screengrabs/details we can get, the easier it will be to trace the rogue ads and get them blocked.
     

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