Now I'm getting popups about stopping popups

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by discogail, Oct 2, 2002.

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  1. discogail

    discogail Security Expert

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    Popped up on me today....... :rolleyes:
     

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  2. Prince_Serendip

    Prince_Serendip Registered Member

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    :) Hi discogail!

    This is a "hook with bait." Are you a fish? There are lots of completely freeware apps to stop pop-ups. I use Naviscope 8.70 which you can still get (though it isn't being supported anymore) at http://www.naviscope.com/.

    I love it when they say "unlimited shareware," when that almost always means "some purchase is required!" This is a pretty shallow gimmick. What site is this associated with? We could start a list called "Crappy Commercial Websites" and add them to our restricted sites lists. ;)
     
  3. LowWaterMark

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    When I first saw this post I was thinking how humorous it is (or is it ironic) for a company to sell a pop-up stopper through pop-up ads... ::sigh::

    It would be nice to know the site that it came from as you say Prince. Of course, we already have a list of "Crappy Commercial Websites" for addition to our restricted zones thanks to Eric Howes :)

    IE-SPYAD: http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=3951
     
  4. Tinribs

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    :D The irony is astounding, maybe Norton could infect us with virus that pop up a script advertising their wares. :D
     
  5. Paul Wilders

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    It's quite good marketing nevertheless; aimed at the "average Joe" - who most propably will cough up the bucks. We're talking 90% from all pc users here...

    regards.

    paul
     
  6. Detox

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    I would like to laugh but Pauls words are both sobering and very true
    :-/
     
  7. Checkout

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    It's like buebonic plague giving you the urge to take antibiotics...
     
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