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spam opening new tabs when I click on links

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PandaFeet Sat 01-Mar-14 20:14:29

It doesn't happen on any other site. Is it mumsnet or my notebook?

I only got it, I don't know much about laptops etc and viruses. I have anti virus software that isn't detecting anything. I am using chrome.

cozietoesie Sat 01-Mar-14 20:21:03

I wonder if they're back? Are you by any chance getting boob shots, Panda? (Read this thread.

PandaFeet Sat 01-Mar-14 20:30:34

It also happens when I click into the text box to reply.

No boob shots yet, I usually close the tab as soon as I see it, but the two times I have let it load, one was for anti virus like Norton etc and the other was a "get out of debt" ad.

cozietoesie Sat 01-Mar-14 21:09:57

Well don't worry - some of use were getting loads over the last fortnight and they were evading standard protection. Just be sure not to fill in anything that pops up - never, ever give any personal information.

Can you take a screenshot of the popup or maybe copy a URL to send to MNHQ ? (contactus@mumsnet.com is their email.)

cozietoesie Sat 01-Mar-14 21:12:06

PS - it would do no harm as well to clear your computer's cache and cookies.

PandaFeet Sat 01-Mar-14 21:27:20

My anti virus just detected one of them.

I have cleared everything, though the notebook was wiped completely and had all new software installed. I only got it three days ago.

Its showing as malware on my scan, so it is maybe just me and not the site.

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