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ThePyjamasOfACat Tue 19-Jul-16 20:59:39

Was just on the Facebook thread and all of a sudden got diverted away from the page and given the attached pop up. Had to bash the back key (like a demented sea lion) to get back here.

I get these occasionally from other sites (yes ok usually slightly dodgy celeb gossip ones when my curiosity about Taylor Swift and Kanye gets the better of me) but have never had one on MN before.

Is it just me?

Kpo58 Tue 19-Jul-16 22:02:20

I had one which did the your phone is infected scam, redirected to by an advert that was accidentally clicked on whilst trying to scroll down the page.

AgentProvocateur Tue 19-Jul-16 22:13:25

Yes, I'm getting a tesco scam one occasionally on MN that I have to turn my phone off to get rid of it. Very annoying - mobile site on safari, iPhone.

MooseAndSquirrel Tue 19-Jul-16 22:15:48

I've had this twice tonight - didn't click any adds but all of a sudden redirected to random sites. I closed the tab before they loaded, but its rather annoying.
Im using a windows phone

Eyre89 Wed 20-Jul-16 16:48:35

I was just going to post this just happened to me

MyCatIsABiggerBastardThanYours Wed 20-Jul-16 17:26:42

Yes was just going to post about it. Has happened 3 times now on different threads.

Annoying as it takes me out of MN.

I'm on android on my mobile.

ShowOfHands Wed 20-Jul-16 17:34:51

Yes. Android mobile and chrome.

Same Tesco scam.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Wed 20-Jul-16 17:41:18

Just happened to me too. Along with the porn pop ups. Ffs this really isn't on!

ShowOfHands Wed 20-Jul-16 17:48:29

How do you screen shot?

GissASquizz Wed 20-Jul-16 17:54:49

Yep. Ive had the 'your phone is infected!' shite and now the Tesco voucher shite.

Sirona Wed 20-Jul-16 19:12:58

Me, I've had the same Tesco one twice on MN today. Had to close down to get out of it. Windows phone here

Cocolepew Wed 20-Jul-16 19:17:15

Ive been getting that one too.
Theres another thread in site stuff, posters are getting and live porn, amongst other things.

Cocolepew Wed 20-Jul-16 19:18:10

Usually your on/off button and the home button pressed at the same time Showy

TheHobbitMum Wed 20-Jul-16 19:23:33

Happening far too often now, some scammy pop up grrr! Please sort it

Sirona Wed 20-Jul-16 19:35:15

To add it didn't happen from clicking on any ads inadvertently. I was reading threads when suddenly it directs to what Pyjamas screenshot.

YesYABU Wed 20-Jul-16 19:37:13

Keeps happening to me!

mrssmith79 Wed 20-Jul-16 20:19:28

Same here. V.irritating, has happened four times in the last hour - mobile site.

mrssmith79 Wed 20-Jul-16 20:20:52

Anyone know if mnhq have acknowledged this issue yet?

Getit Wed 20-Jul-16 20:44:05

Pop up on a windows Lumia
When I tried to leave page it went red and said it was unsafe site.
Not happy.

tiredvommachine Wed 20-Jul-16 20:44:30

Android on Chrome here too.
Was on the 'Famous people with special needs' thread.

anorakgirl Wed 20-Jul-16 20:46:24

Me too. Am on Android and mobile site. Has happened twice in last 10 mins on different threads

hugoagogo Wed 20-Jul-16 20:49:55

Just happened to me to I have an Asus tablet using chrome.
Seems well dodgy but preferable to porn

YetAnotherHelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 20-Jul-16 20:57:46

Hi there,
We're sorry about this, the Tech folks are on the case. Many apologies for the delay, in the meantime any details you can provide such as phone, computer, browser etc will help.

HelloCanYouHearMe Wed 20-Jul-16 21:04:57

Yep... me too

Galaxy s5, using their standard browser (not chrome) had this repeatedly throught today and a few times yesterday

MrsChrisPratt Wed 20-Jul-16 21:10:51

Me too, on a Sony Xperia. So annoying!

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