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XDA Duplicate with gibberish URL ( Probably a phishing site? )

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By JulianoXDA, Senior Member on 9th May 2019, 06:15 AM
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Was searching to how to install substratum on much lineageos14.1, came upon this:

It's XDA... Although that gibberish got me worried
9th May 2019, 04:33 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by JulianoXDA

Was searching to how to install substratum on much lineageos14.1,.........

That's a form of a "pay per click" website...

What it does is stores website information in a Metadata state with an applied url and then, after someone Google's something, it will pop in the results to attempt to get an individual to go to their link.

It's hard to explain but, those types of websites can, potentially, try to obtain what information they can get via the IP address of the individual.

I did notice that it's considered an "At Risk" website and should be avoided as much as possible.

I'm sure @MikeChannon would like to take note of this to investigate to have it added to the Blacklist of website URL's on XDA.

Thank you very much for bringing this to the attention of XDA!

Keep in mind that, if you see any XDA Forum Search Results that doesn't begin with "" to stay away from it.

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10th May 2019, 09:17 AM |#3  
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Yup, noted and we'll see what we can do to stop it.


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