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Constant Spam

RossP81
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Hi guys,

 

ive started getting these pops appear over the last few weeks.

 

started just on Facebook, now it’s on a few websites I visit (put your dirty minds away) πŸ˜‚

 

Anyone else get them or seen them ?

 

Regards Ross

 

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MI5
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They are called airpush ads.
Cause is usually malware downloaded from another ad or website.
Using an app such as Malware Bytes can detect and remove them for you.
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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MI5
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They are called airpush ads.
Cause is usually malware downloaded from another ad or website.
Using an app such as Malware Bytes can detect and remove them for you.
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)

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RossP81
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Thank you. Never heard of Airpush ads. Thought my phone had got a Virus, at least I haven’t got to take it to Apple.
I’ve searched Malware Bytes and it brings up Adblock browser and Bitdefender central are these close to what I would want ?

Thanks MI5
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MI5
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Either should do the same job.
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my dad got that same one the other day will tell him thanks @MI5 slight_smile
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MI5
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Tell him not to click ok as it will subscribe him to a Β£4.50 a week charge, for nothing!
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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