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Old 11-13-2005, 05:33 PM   #1
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Recently, my primary spyware blocker has put up an alert when I try to access Adventure Gamers. The "block" is targeted as casalemedia.com.

I have no idea what that is.
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Is that one of the ads on the site?
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Old 11-13-2005, 05:53 PM   #3
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I wouldn't doubt it. There's nothing wrong with the AG site, natch, so it may be that casalemedia.com are trying to sneak something in whenever their ad pops up.

rtooney, which spyware blocker are you using?
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Something suggests to me he's using Spyware Doctor.
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Something suggests to me he's using Spyware Doctor.
It's almost as if you can read minds!!! Or thread titles!





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Something suggests to me he's using Spyware Doctor.
[Homer Simpson] D'OH! [/Homer Simpson]

That fact lapsed on me.

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Is that one of the ads on the site?
It's a site advertisement. A Google search brings up nothing but links to same. Not that I think AG would allow malware ads on its site, but this is disturbing.

And yes, I think one might deduce from the thread title that Spyware Doctor is the application alerting me to the possible problems.
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Old 11-14-2005, 12:41 AM   #8
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All ads are malware, technically speaking. They use cookies to track stuff, which spyware blockers don't like (and rightly so). Either live with it or use Firefox with the AdBlock popup
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Casale Media is one of the ad agencies that have ads on AG. They are probably being blocked because they ran the Spyware Stormer ad campaign, which has one of those fake error messages (don't worry, it is disabled for AG). The blocker must have decided to just block all their ads.
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