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Ad hijacked safari and opened the App Store to a specific app to buy..

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http://cdn4711.net/ac.php?bannerid=347&zoneid=60&target=&withtext=0&source=&timeout=0&ct0=

This ad hijacked Safari on my iPad when I came to the Appleinsider homepage, sent me to buy a game , automatically opening the Apple App Store.
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Gah, I hate those. If you haven’t already, also e-mail the AI guys directly about this.

 

I’m glad that NoMoreiTunes exists for OS X.

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Same here - wtf is that now?
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This site hijacked my Safari: https://softwareupdaterlp.com

Three times while on appleinsider.

 

What is up Appleinsider?

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It's one of those "black hat" tricks that unscrupulous advertisers use. Game of War uses it in their ads.

"The trolls win. There is just too much jackassary around here these days."

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"The trolls win. There is just too much jackassary around here these days."

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