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WHAT IS THIS CRAP!? (Virus Warning Adware in MX Player)

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By a-raccoon, Junior Member on 28th July 2014, 04:10 PM
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1st August 2014, 09:44 PM |#11  
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This is ridiculous, javascript bypass popup ads! What will they think of next? o.O
 
 
3rd August 2014, 09:59 AM |#12  
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KTSamy, I think this is from the banner because this message looks like from javascript as the title said.
banner is actually a webpage and javascript can do it.

bleu8888: Would it be possible for MX Player to display graphic-only ads that are script safe? Perhaps parsing out the static image and removing potentially harmful or personally identifying javascripts and cookies? Or would your ad agency be unable to track usage?
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bleu8888: Would it be possible for MX Player to display graphic-only ads that are script safe? Perhaps parsing out the static image and removing potentially harmful or personally identifying javascripts and cookies? Or would your ad agency be unable to track usage?

Actually javascript cannot access any personal information because MX Player does not have such permission and javascript cannot run outside MX Player. What they can do is just displaying such scam message.
BTW, My ad agency is actually working on blocking javascript from banners.

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14th September 2014, 03:15 AM |#14  
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Actually javascript cannot access any personal information because MX Player does not have such permission and javascript cannot run outside MX Player. What they can do is just displaying such scam message.
BTW, My ad agency is actually working on blocking javascript from banners.

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FYI,
this ad was a reason I decided not to buy your software (I was about to do that, since it's pretty great player and I wanted to support you) and instead just installed an ad-block.
Thank your awesome ad agency. This crap somehow didn't happen with other ad-backed apps.
14th September 2014, 07:30 AM |#15  
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What crap is this
14th September 2014, 09:16 AM |#16  
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What crap is this

@Aashuk Mehta Would you tell me target url of this ads? And then I will block this ad immediately.

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This advertisement is blocked. Please let me know if you see this ad again.
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