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Old 04-23-2014, 09:38 AM   #1
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Ad hijacking TCF on iOS mobile safari

I've got some weird iPhone and TCF behavior going on. I am on iOS 7 on an iPhone 5s using mobile Safari. When I visit TCF, I am being hijacked by an ad for an app that is then opening the App Store to the download page for the app. I am not clicking on anything. Sometimes it happens when I visit the main forum list. Sometimes when I click into a forum or even into a thread. The app is Jelly Splash.
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:45 PM   #2
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I've seen this behavior (again using Mobile Safari on iOS) for other apps now (i.e. I am redirected to the App Store for an app other than Jelly Splash).
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:02 PM   #3
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Yeah, I've seen it happen for several apps on several sites. It usually goes away pretty quickly.
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Old 04-24-2014, 01:31 AM   #4
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It does not go away quickly, it happens at least once a day. It's incredibly sleazy and TCF should do something about it since it is your ad network causing it.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:37 AM   #5
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According to this article, TCF could stop this by blocking mobile gaming ads from their ad network:

http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/06/sha...e-google-play/
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