Why AdBlockPlus MisBehaving ? Or I am Badly Infected ? Suggestions please.


Futureized

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AdBlockPlus official opens https://adblockplus.org/en/download following download page (in firefox/chrome/opera)

On Desktop Browser Downloads options I have following links for downloads:
Firefox Download link = https://eyeo.to/adblockplus/firefox_install/ ((WTF.. confirmed with 3 people in India before posting this crap here))
Chrome Download Link = https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/cfhdojbkjhnklbpkdaibdccddilifddb
Opera Download Link = https://eyeo.to/adblockplus/opera_install/

My last topic was If I am infected..

It seems, I am really infected with some MASSIVE THING.. or my ISP is ****ing around.
Request for help in this case.

If any experts can suggest.. Firefox is what is prefer
 

puns

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that is the site and all links are fine. You must have some other issue. Do a virus and malware scan
 

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Eyeo is the company behind adblock plus.
"Implementing the Acceptable Ads criteria is part of eyeo’s (the company behind Adblock Plus) attempt to pursue a different vision of online advertising."

 

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Can you guys confirm if all those urls I have mentioned above are correct ?
Also Can you let me know what happens when you open this specific term on google

heavy sweating after a friend chewing miraj
my friend sweats heavily after chewing miraj
heavy sweating on friend after taking miraj
friend chews miraj he has heavy sweating

"webmd.com" which is on top-results, only this site starts re-directing and wont load.
Its not google-redirect-dns-etc.-poisioning for sure. Hence required immediate help.

Hope to hear from both of you :) TYVM.

Kindly suggest.
 

puns

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those urls are correct.
webmd link is opening fine.

you need to scan your whole system for virus / malware
 

Futureized

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Thanks a lot guys, it seems problem is fixed for now..
Used malwarebytes 15 day trial version, it detected 9 threats, deleted them..
Missed taking a screenshot :(

Any other suggestions, rather then going for a reformat. ?
I keep downloading content from torrents, etc. and also modified apk files, this crap could have got from somewhere.
 

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adblock plus is something you want to absolutely avoid, they eat money from ad provider to white list add server without intimating user. you can check r/privacy for details.

You might want to use uBlock Origin - https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/
with StevenBlack filters - https://github.com/StevenBlack/hosts ( 15 filter variation, pick what suits you best) ,
keep easylist, easy privacy & fanboys's active along with SB filter.


.... I keep downloading content from torrents, etc. and also modified apk files, this crap could have got from somewhere.
If on windows, time to change your AV as well as use this https://www.virustotal.com/gui/home/upload to check apks before you can use them.
 

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I keep downloading content from torrents, etc. and also modified apk files, this crap could have got from somewhere.
bad bad ideas.
Most modified apk are virus motherships. Only stick with popular open source projects like youtube-vance . Try completely avoid randomly
Torrent movies/audio are fine. But applications and games, should also be avoided as much as possible. If you have to though.. only from selected uploaders, read comments and all.