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PSA: malware in LJ's ads 
5th-Jan-2014 03:07 pm - PSA: malware in LJ's ads
Ide Cyan
I reported the issue to LJ support four days ago, and got a non-helpful answer then and have been seeing other similar reports pile up in the support forum since.

Public Service Announcement: beware of the advertising currently on Livejournal.

It can spontaneously redirect you to suspicious external websites. It's happened to me when I was logged out of my paid account.
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7th-Jan-2014 11:34 am (UTC)
I would do, if it weren't for the fact that the reason I use so much security is to protect my vision (I cancelled my paid account until I've had a chance to test the new friends page to see if I can stand it) and the page was filling up with dancing, blinking, flashing ads.

If support still hasn't fixed the problem by the weekend, I will try again for a screen shot of the list from Ghostery.
11th-Jan-2014 03:12 am (UTC)
The problem hasn't been fixed yet, but I've finally received a response saying that LJ is doing something about it. (They've reported it to their ad provider.)
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