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Old 05-02-2017, 12:20 PM
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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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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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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.

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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 05-31-2017, 12:16 AM
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Is anyone else getting a porn site coming up nearly every time I click on wetcanvas?
It,s called RTAand I'm totally fed up with it.
Can somebody fix it?
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Old 05-31-2017, 01:30 AM
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Some were getting chaturbate ??
do you use any browser ad-ons /extensions/pop up blocker/ad blockers?
I use ghostery & ad block plus on Firefox, and have not gotten these pop ups.
There is discussion/info - http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/show....php?t=1426885
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Old 05-31-2017, 02:01 AM
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Yes Margaret, I sometimes get them pop up on my PC in the office, but I have not had any on my Mac at home. It seems strange that this has recently started happening because our office have all the IT software in place to stop this kind of material.
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Old 05-31-2017, 02:09 AM
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Exactly I too am getting links to Chaturbate here. At first, I thought my PC was infected with malware but this is a serious issue. Would be great if the administrators of the site look into it.
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Old 05-31-2017, 02:17 AM
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This problem is know to the site Admins and the tech people are trying to deal with it. And yes it has become a real nuisance. I have had the chaturbate site pop up a few times for me on my iPad, but it is unpredictable and intermittent.
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