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Old 05-02-2017, 12:20 PM
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Forum being hacked

Forum being hacked
I have been getting some naughty adult sites popping up on the wet canvas forums,looks like they have been hacked http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/show...8#post21092848
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Old 05-02-2017, 01:42 PM
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Re: Forum being hacked

See the announcement at the top of the forum. F+W are working on it.

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Old 05-03-2017, 06:36 AM
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Re: Forum being hacked

Hi Yorky ,i did post it on the two forums i look at as i don't often go to the main page unless there is an issue.
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Old 05-05-2017, 08:35 AM
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Re: Forum being hacked

The site that pops up for me is chaturbate
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Old 05-08-2017, 09:33 AM
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Re: Forum being hacked

Hi Trumper,

Yes, this is still a moving target for our tech guys. They are looking for long term solutions. Thank you for letting us know. If you have any questions, don't hesitate. All best,

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Old 05-28-2017, 12:00 AM
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Re: Forum being hacked

I keep getting the chaturbate pop up, too. I've been going crazy trying to figure out how to block that site in Chrome for Android, as I use my tablet to read WC. It seems to happen most frequently on the watercolor pages. My browser is set to block pop ups, but the chaturbate one gets through anyway. Chrome has no interior means of blocking websites (seriously, Google, seriously??!?!) I tried Firefox for Android for a few days, and didn't have the chaturbate intrusion - - but Firefox is so miserably slow that I had to reinstall Chrome. Any attempts to eradicate that stupid website is appreciated, as will be any suggestions of what I might do on my end to keep it from interfering with my WC browsing.

Ali
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Old 05-28-2017, 12:40 AM
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Re: Forum being hacked

?? chrome extensions on android-
https://www.google.com/search?q=Chro...ons+on+android
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Old 05-28-2017, 12:55 AM
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Re: Forum being hacked

I don't see the chatturbate popup on my ipad or on my pc usung Windows 10 and Chrome or Edge browsers. I am in the Watercolor furum mostly.

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Old 05-28-2017, 01:23 AM
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Thanks, but unfortunately, the bulk of the articles resulting from that search are about installing extensions to a desktop via Android. The extensions that might be useful in blocking the chaturbate site are for desktop only. The Google developer faq says extensions are not available for Android, and they have "nothing to announce at this time." I'm having problems with Chrome for Android, not my laptop (where I use Firefox on the very rare occasions that I browse WC on that device) . My CfA is set to safe search, and I have the malwarebytes installed as well. I may end up with installing one of the third party 'nanny' apps that allows you to block selected websites, or just stay off WC for a while and hope the issue gets resolved.

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Old 05-30-2017, 09:28 AM
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Re: Forum being hacked

Hi all,

Just to confirm as Doug mentioned, this is something that IT is aware of but I thank you for letting us know that you have experienced the issue. Adding your feedback to the log for IT to assess. Please let me know if you have any further questions and thank you for you patience and vigilance in letting us know what you have run into. All best,

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Old 06-02-2017, 09:44 AM
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It is now June 2 and I am still getting those porn site hacks when I click on the critiques center. Please! This is really annoying!
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Old 06-05-2017, 08:57 AM
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I understand your frustration. We are looking for long-term solutions to make sure such issues do not arise again. Please know we greatly appreciate your patience.

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Old 06-06-2017, 04:46 PM
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Re: Forum being hacked

Still getting this porn site 50% of the time,normally if i go back to another topic.Only getting it on Wet Canvas .
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Old 06-09-2017, 08:53 PM
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Re: Forum being hacked

I've been having this problem for about 6 weeks on my Android tablet. I wrongly attributed it to my device and have spent a lot of time cleaning caches, rebooting, installing and running antivirus programs and malware programs.

Anyway, here is my work-around:

--Open the desired WetCanvas page as normal through your browser.

--Open one topic

--DO NOT move back from that topic using your browser back button (that's when Chaturbate---which is extremely vulgar BTW---opens).

--Go back by selecting the subforum you're in.

--After once going back the above way, I (and hopefully you) can open and close and back up, etc. without any problem.

--Remember to do the work-around every time you open for the first time of the day.

And all this time it never occurred to me that such a trusted site as WetCanvas was compromised... So glad I found this topic today.


Maria
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Old 06-10-2017, 02:30 AM
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Thanks for the tip it might help track it down.

Doug
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