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Amazon $1000 Gift Card page hijacks?

Discussion in 'Forum Operations Center' started by heySkippy, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. Jan 4, 2018 #1 of 14
    heySkippy

    heySkippy oldweakandpathetic

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    Happening on my iPad pretty much every day now. I'll be reading in Now Playing or Happy Hour at lunch and after a few pages I get redirected to a page with an Amazon logo and a pop-up that say "Congratulations! You have been selected to receive a $1000 Amazon Gift Card!"

    I'm stuck at that point. All I can do is use a bookmark to get back to the forum 'cause that Amazon page is persistent. Anyone else seeing this?
     
  2. Jan 4, 2018 #2 of 14
    MaryT

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    Happened to me 3 times tonight on my iPad
     
  3. Jan 4, 2018 #3 of 14
    spartanstew

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    Wow, that's 3 Grand
     
  4. Jan 4, 2018 #4 of 14
    Mike Lang

    Mike Lang Administrator Staff Member Administrator TCF Club

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    Anyone else getting these?
     
  5. Jan 4, 2018 #5 of 14
    Phil T

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    Yep, seeing several again the last few days.
     
  6. Jan 4, 2018 #6 of 14
    dwatt

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    Similar ones on Pixel 2.
     
  7. Jan 5, 2018 #7 of 14
    smbaker

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    Hijacked on iPad just now.
     
  8. Jan 5, 2018 #8 of 14
    kdmorse

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    Yup, several times over the past couple of days on Android (Samsung S6). But, they're very intermittent. (ie, I can't just pick up the phone and make it happen)

    Edit: If I open TCF on my android, load one page, and walk away.... When I come back I will have an Amazon Gift Cart ad waiting for me.
     
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2018
  9. Jan 5, 2018 #9 of 14
    Mike Lang

    Mike Lang Administrator Staff Member Administrator TCF Club

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  10. BrettStah

    BrettStah Well-Known Member TCF Club

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  11. smbaker

    smbaker Well-Known Member

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    Hijacked on iPhone just now
     
  12. dwatt

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    Is there an Android version of this? The only ones listed are desktop or apple.
     
  13. Mike Lang

    Mike Lang Administrator Staff Member Administrator TCF Club

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    If there is, they didn't supply one.
     
  14. HerronScott

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    You might try following the iOS one as I think httpwatch is available for Android.

    Scott
     

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