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Getting re-directed when loggin onto this site

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Hey folks,

Anyone else getting re-directed to other sites when opening avcan on a tablet? It's happened a couple of times, as AvCanada's home page is loading, I suddenly get re-directed to another site. Only happens with this website, no others.
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Yes,

I had the same issue last week... Seems to be working fine now.
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It's not the first time this forum has been targeted and interfered with, and probably won't be the last.
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Yep, on multiple devices with different operating systems and different browsers, and only on AvCanada. It's usually to a site that would be hard to explain should my wife look at the screen...
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Yes, that happened for a while yesterday.

The URL was some site not related to aviation, and the page it was trying to load was an index.php page. Most times it crashed, and once it came to a list like a google search with AvCanada on it and I clicked that and it came here.

No prob today.
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It only happens on devices where cookies from porn sites are stored
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No - not true - I had it happening a lot lately from my laptop (and no, I don't surf porn)

Today was ok, though
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HiFlyChick wrote:No - not true - I had it happening a lot lately from my laptop (and no, I don't surf porn)

Today was ok, though
Cause girls don't look at porn right? Has anyone ever borrowed your laptop with or without your knowledge?
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I had the same issue yesterday.

Solved it by typing "Avcanada" into Google and then clicking on the link.
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It seems to only be on the home page. I googled avcanada and went straight to the forums page with no problem. As to the porn thing, I don't surf porn on my tablet (or anywhere else) and I can guarantee it's never been borrowed.

Hey admin... ya might want to look into this!
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I was having the same issue on Wednesday on a couple other non-related sites, but not this one. (but I never to to the home page here)
Tried just now, clicking on the home page link at the top of the page and got redirected to some sort of "You may have already won!" sweepstakes page thing that 404'd before it finished loading.
No comment on what range of flavors of cookies may be in my laptop..
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I just now got redirected to some site that Avast blocked and gave me a loud warning that a threat had been detected!

Hey Admins - this is getting scary - I can't afford a virus... May just have to take a vaca from AvCanada - please don't make me go over to the . and Colonel show ;)
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I've PM'd the admin, hopefully something gets done about this.
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Do people really get to the forums through the front page? I just bookmarked the link to the New Posts and always start there.

http://www.avcanada.ca/forums2/search.p ... d=newposts
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It only did it for me once on this site, the first time when I went to the home page yesterday to test it. Couldn't make it repeat. The other sites that were giving me grief have settled down as well. Ran Malwarebytes a couple times. No threats detected.
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I always come here by my bookmark or by typing www.avcanada.ca/forums2 works like a charm
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^ Same bookmark I use.
Shouldn't matter what page of a website one starts on when it comes to rogue redirects though.
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HiFlyChick wrote:No - not true - I had it happening a lot lately from my laptop (and no, I don't surf porn)

Today was ok, though
She's right! I watch a LOT of porn, and I DON'T have any problem logging on.
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My iPad gets redirected to the App Store for shopping apps, or else auto websites
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This happened to me yesterday using my ipad mini, which I don't normally use all that often (not bookmarked). I hit the first AvCanada link that popped up on Google - I believe it is the main page, not the forums. Got the redirect. Searched for AvCanada + forums on the next go and had no issues. Must be the home page - hijacked ad maybe?
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Yep - home page is jacked. No pron here, and I get redirected to xxxx hot redheads... Which wasn't actually that bad :rolleyes:
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I was getting redirected to what looked like an aviation search engine - at least avcanada came first on its list but would redirect to the same site

(I just tend to type in avcanada.ca, though - now have started to use link with forums in it)
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Can we talk about the porn again?
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