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Published 26/09/2018 @ 18:26:52, By rjluna2
I'm getting download request on bottom of the screen :confused:
File: downloadrequest.jpg ( 206,7 KB - 102 )


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Published 26/09/2018 @ 18:44:37, By antp
Strange; I'll report that
Does it happen on all ads or just with that one?

Latest Edition: 26/09/2018 @ 18:45:33
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Published 26/09/2018 @ 19:37:56, By rjluna2
It happens in different ads. But, it is the same site that keeps asking for tag (download). I'll let you know if this stop doing that.
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Published 26/09/2018 @ 21:23:50, By night cub
I've getting that too. Mine says "Do you want to open or save tag5GM2DAJ6.js from s.thebrighttag.com?" Tag numbers change, but it shows up on every page but no ads do (in the normal boxes)

Latest Edition: 26/09/2018 @ 21:26:24
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Published 27/09/2018 @ 04:32:20, By Ddey65
Oh, so this isn't just happening with me.


I've tried to look up ways to get rid of it, and I've been getting ads disguised as technical advice, and even those that are genuine technical advice isn't working for me. In other words, the instructions they're giving me don't do what they say they're going to do.

Latest Edition: 27/09/2018 @ 04:38:02
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Published 27/09/2018 @ 14:50:57, By rjluna2
Seems that this does not affect to Waterfox browser. I haven't test it out with IE11 32-Bit yet.
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Published 27/09/2018 @ 18:17:01, By antp
The question is: does it come from the ad or do you have something already on your computer that "interacts" with the ads?
cf what one can find when searching on that domain name:
https://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-s-thebrighttag-com/
https://www.virusguides.com/remove-s-thebrighttag-com/
http://www.cyber-technews.com/remove-s-thebrighttag-com/
http://computer-tips.info/how-to-delete-s-thebrighttag-com/
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=2967347
etc.
(Though that I'm not sure the links for downloading removal tools on these sites are safe, I'd rather check for the manual methods explained in these articles :D)

Latest Edition: 27/09/2018 @ 18:19:02
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Published 27/09/2018 @ 23:02:12, By rjluna2
I'll try to figure it out with the browser setting for the Microsoft Edge that had happened. I'll follow that up.
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Published 27/09/2018 @ 23:40:58, By night cub
It definitely something the ad server is doing. I tried looking for s.thebrighttag.com in my files and nothing was there. I added the site to my restricted sites and now a security warning pops up "Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded". It's happening when I'm on IE11, but didn't happen when on Chrome. I haven't tried Edge or Firefox yet.
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Published 28/09/2018 @ 02:00:25, By Ddey65
I'm with night club on this. This afternoon I went to a library and checked it out on one of the computers there and saw the same adware. I have IE 10 (as far as I know), but the library has numerous browsers.

I should add "s.thebrighttag.com" as a restricted site too. I only hope it doesn't prevent me from seeing IMCDb in general, though.
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Published 28/09/2018 @ 02:02:54, By night cub
It's more annoying as a restricted site than it was before
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Published 28/09/2018 @ 08:25:50, By antp
I don't think you're supposed to find a file with that name in case there is something installed locally.
You can try to scan the computer with https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner/
As far as I know, products from that company are safe and well known
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Published 28/09/2018 @ 23:01:51, By rjluna2
When I inspect the element, it came up with two different lines:

<script src="//s.thebrighttag.com/tag?site=0M6ZVb2&H=-rfdy7z&parentReferrer=http%3A%2F%2Fimcdb.org%2F&btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwOTQyNzg=R- EFZUw&btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwMjU2MDc=REFZUw&btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwMjU2MzY=REFZUw&- btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwOTc4MDM=REFZUw&btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwOTQyODU=VVNFUg&btpdb.- 0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwMjU2NDk=VVNFUg&btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYzNjEzMTg=UkVRVUVTVFMuMjc4&bt- pdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwOTc3OTU=REFZUw&btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwMjU2Mjg=REFZUw&btpdb.0M- 6ZVb2.dGZjLjY2OTQ3NDY=SE9VUlM&btpdb.0M6ZVb2.dGZjLjYwOTQyOTk=U0VTU0lPTg" type="text/javascript"></script>

<iframe width="1" height="1" id="_rlcdn" src="//s.thebrighttag.com/tag?site=9StF3yU" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; border-image: none; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden;" margin="0" padding="0"></iframe>
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Published 04/12/2018 @ 14:40:56, By Gag Halfrunt
The browser hijack ads are back. I don't know which ad is the culprit (it always happens after I scroll down) but it redirected the browser to https://securitycreative.com/click?node=1&time=1543930500&id=75&pid=11&fid=11&sid=- 13344&ext=1&rank=0&ad=eyJ0aXRsZSI6Ikxvc3AtVUsiLCJ1cmwiOiJMb3NwLVVLIn0%3D
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Published 04/12/2018 @ 17:23:13, By antp
Thanks, I'll report that
In case they ask, on which device & browser do you have these problems?
Can you send me your IP address via private message? (as the forum does not seem to be able to detect it :confused: )
You can go on a site like https://www.infobyip.com/to see it

Latest Edition: 04/12/2018 @ 17:28:09
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