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

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in Feedback edited February 2015
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.

Comments

  • Reply 1 of 4
    tallest skiltallest skil Posts: 43,399member

    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.

  • Reply 2 of 4
    Same here - wtf is that now?
  • Reply 3 of 4



    This site hijacked my Safari: https://softwareupdaterlp.com

    Three times while on appleinsider.

     

    What is up Appleinsider?

  • Reply 4 of 4
    It's one of those "black hat" tricks that unscrupulous advertisers use. Game of War uses it in their ads.
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