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Think you've got a rogue ad

Just signed in on mobile and got a redirect to a crypto website. On trying again I can see it's one of the sites in the ads..think one might be delivering malware 
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  • RolandRoland Frets: 6765
    Tree recycler, and guitarist with  https://www.undercoversband.com/.
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  • digitalscreamdigitalscream Frets: 22068
    Just signed in on mobile and got a redirect to a crypto website. On trying again I can see it's one of the sites in the ads..think one might be delivering malware 
    Do you happen to remember which company the ad was for?
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  • digitalscreamdigitalscream Frets: 22068
    ...or did it look like any of these?


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  • digitalscreamdigitalscream Frets: 22068
    Or these?


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  • PolarityManPolarityMan Frets: 6553
    Could have been crypto.com
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  • digitalscreamdigitalscream Frets: 22068
    OK - I've blocked all crypto.com ads I could find. Do let me know if it happens again (a screenshot would be bloody marvellous, if possible).
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  • PolarityManPolarityMan Frets: 6553
    Will do. 
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  • digitalscreamdigitalscream Frets: 22068
    For what it's worth, I'm probably going to be moving to a different ad supplier soon. AdSense is great, but it's very "Google" in terms of the toolset - limited, impossible to get fine control over, completely what-we-give-you-is-what-you-get and zero chance of talking to a human to figure shit out.

    The new company give much more fine-grained control over what happens, and while their priority is ad revenue (understandable, it's how they make a living), they do seem to actually listen to requirements...and while the tech they're using is essentially Google-based, it's much more customisable and controllable. They also have a vested interest in getting rid of badly-behaved ads.
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  • HootsmonHootsmon Frets: 14686
    Can you get malware and beasties on a mobile?
    tae be or not tae be
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