Is anyone else getting weird pop-up ads on unintended links within posts?

(11 Posts)
cumfy Thu 04-Apr-13 14:03:44

I'm getting this, and I think it is MN-specific and has started in the last week.

For instance the last link, just now, was www.amazon.co.uk/Why-Did-Nobody-Tell-Me/dp/1408822261/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346679779&sr=1-1 , ie MN's own product, not spam.

It was hiding on a full-stop like this --> .

The text enhance virus has been around for over a year, so scans should pick it up.

OliviaMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 01-Apr-13 22:36:12

huzzah

MrsTwgtwf Mon 01-Apr-13 20:52:38

thanks smile

MissAnnersley Mon 01-Apr-13 20:51:47

Glad it worked.

MrsTwgtwf Mon 01-Apr-13 20:38:27

Thanks so much; we did a scan, to no effect, but then Miss A's advice worked. Brilliant, ta.

MissAnnersley Mon 01-Apr-13 20:05:53

I've had a look and the one I had was called Text Enhance.

MissAnnersley Mon 01-Apr-13 20:00:34

I've had this before. It was a virus. It didn't show up in a scan.

I think the one I had I just googled how to get rid of it. It was pretty easy.

OestraJen Mon 01-Apr-13 19:58:42

I think you have a virus.

Download avg or something and do a scan.

MrsTwgtwf Mon 01-Apr-13 19:51:41
MrsTwgtwf Mon 01-Apr-13 19:51:25

http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/special_needs/1721704-How-do-you-reconcile-ASD-agency-and-ABA

On the thread above, for example, there are apparent links in the OP's first and third paragraphs, highlighted.

MrsTwgtwf Mon 01-Apr-13 19:40:25

Random words are highlighted within posts, as if they were links, but they lead straight to some iPad site or similar. Is it us, or is it MN please?

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