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Sherdog complicit in Internet scam?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Levi_, Apr 29, 2018.

  1. Levi_ Red Belt

    Levi_
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    This happens every so often when I log into the forums here- this scam comes up where a statement and onscreen info states that it is coming from Microsoft; they say your information is being transmitted to malicious website, and everything is being stolen from you. It says you must call a number and report it to Microsoft. When you call (I haven't, I know others who have fallen for this scam), they try to get your information (they are scammers; it is not Microsoft). Since this comes up for me intermittently right when I go to login at the Sherdog forums, how is it that this isn't something to do with Sherdog?

    Edit: This is not just a problematic advertisement, this is a criminal scam.
     
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  2. UltimateVictory ☀️

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    It does sound like a shitty ad. Do you have a screenshot of it? Is it only on the login page?
     
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  3. Levi_ Red Belt

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    I can take one next tiem it comes up. It pops up sometimes when I go to open up the Sherdog forum- either when I hot the login button or when I go to open the forums from the main page. It is a scam I have heard people get taken by other places. I'll screenshot it next time it happens.
     
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    While we're at it can a fella get some SSL or what
     
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