Hi Philippe,

I would personally try to find out the extension and look into the HTML
code it plays with but that will take a while (I am busy for few days and
we have to see if the Ad shows up again). I will reply back in this thread
as soon as I have something that can help.

On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 10:10 PM, Philippe Beaudette
<phili...@wikimedia.org>wrote:

> Hi Nischay,
>
> We're looking into this one.  If your friend can spot the extension and
> send us relevant code, it would be helpful.
>
> pb
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>
> On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 9:39 AM, nischay nahata <nischay...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> One of my friend also reported seeing Ads of Jabong on Wikipedia. Some
>> extension in the user's browser is most likely the source of injection for
>> such Ads. Finding out which extension(s) does this will be in good interest
>> of everyone.
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 5:51 PM, Swaroop Rao <raul.swar...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> One can also see
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:FAQ/Readers#Why_do_I_see_commercial_ads_at_Wikipedia.3F
>>> for clarification.
>>>
>>>
>>> Swaroop Rao
>>> (MikeLynch <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MikeLynch>)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 23:09, Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Business Insider gave a $5bn valuation to Wikipedia in 2010.  So yeah,
>>>> that's a big market for spammers.
>>>>
>>>>  anirudh
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 10:59 PM, Ramesh N G <rames...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I was really amazed on the discussion on the ads on the wikipedia.
>>>>> Looking at the snapshot, it could really some virus or adware.
>>>>>
>>>>> Even this should not be the way the ads come to Wikipedia, though I
>>>>> personally never will support this.
>>>>>
>>>>> I strongly recommend the user to scan the PC for a virus, change
>>>>> browser and check. Also seen some discussion where multiple people has
>>>>> reported this issue.
>>>>> This means that Wikipedia being targeted by Viruses now!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> User:Rameshng
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 8:44 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
>>>>> parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Could be, but it wouldn't hurt to do a scan of your system and find
>>>>>> out if anything is wrong with it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 8:25 PM, Debanjan Bandyopadhyay <
>>>>>> debast...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'm not the techie here, but I don't think its a malware on a system
>>>>>>> per se. Reason being being, two different people have experienced it, 
>>>>>>> same
>>>>>>> ad also from different IP's, different locations though.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 8:20 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
>>>>>>> parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Definitely Adware/Malware/Spyware/etc.
>>>>>>>> Notice in the Screenshot, it says Ads Not By This Site.
>>>>>>>> It should've been a clue.
>>>>>>>> Do scan your system with a good antivirus [Free or paid doesn't
>>>>>>>> matter].
>>>>>>>> If your system is infected by anything, your data might be at risk.
>>>>>>>> --Cheers,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Debanjan Bandyopadhyay <
>>>>>>>> debast...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I just saw that screenshot and remembered, even my friend said, it
>>>>>>>>> was by the same site, inkfruit. Some common issue??
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Debanjan Bandyopadhyay <
>>>>>>>>> debast...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> No, now that you mention him, even a friend of mine in Pune told
>>>>>>>>>> me that Wikipedia had started ads, to which I dared him to show me 
>>>>>>>>>> and in
>>>>>>>>>> fact made a bet. He failed to show me when I asked him to, so I took 
>>>>>>>>>> it as
>>>>>>>>>> a singular even, perhaps, some sort of mistake he made. However, 
>>>>>>>>>> since
>>>>>>>>>> other people have started seeing this, I though I'd tell you that he 
>>>>>>>>>> is not
>>>>>>>>>> alone.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I'll ask him further details about his net connection and get
>>>>>>>>>> back to you guys on this.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 7:08 PM, Aditya Sengupta <
>>>>>>>>>> apsengu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Interesting- a virus that injects ads directly into the DOM.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 19:03, Bala Jeyaraman <
>>>>>>>>>>> sodabot...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> mostprobably adware in his machine. A smiliar report in
>>>>>>>>>>>> portugese wikipedia is here:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> http://translate.google.co.in/translate?hl=en&sl=pt&u=http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikip%25C3%25A9dia:Esplanada/geral/Spam_na_Wikipedia,_problema_%2810mar2012%29&ei=TqlcT9fyMs2rrAe468GlDA&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CE4Q7gEwBA&prev=/search%3Fq%3D%2522ads%2Bnot%2Bby%2Bthis%2Bsite%2522%2Binjection%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3D6zj%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26prmd%3Dimvns
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Aditya Sengupta <
>>>>>>>>>>>> apsengu...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> A friend got in touch with me about this. He is currently
>>>>>>>>>>>>> seeing advertisements on Wikipedia pages (on all pages except the 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> home
>>>>>>>>>>>>> page). Here is a link to a screenshot:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://i.imgur.com/dhKyR.jpg
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> These advertisements were not visible to him when I asked him
>>>>>>>>>>>>> to check through the secure WM server. These advertisements are 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> also not
>>>>>>>>>>>>> visible to him on any other web page. To the bottom right of each 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> ad, there
>>>>>>>>>>>>> is some text that says, "ads not by this site". I've taken a 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> quick look
>>>>>>>>>>>>> through the page source he forwarded, nothing looks untoward. His
>>>>>>>>>>>>> right-click menu does not appear when he right-clicks on the ad.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> He is based out of Mumbai and ISP is "Tata Teleservices
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Maharashtra Ltd". His IP address is 114.143.88.193 (or was, while 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> he
>>>>>>>>>>>>> accessed this page; I've since had him change his IP address 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> since I'm
>>>>>>>>>>>>> sharing this one). I'm not sure if this issue is restricted to 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mumbai;
>>>>>>>>>>>>> since the IP address shows up in Pune when I try to geolocate it 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> (though I
>>>>>>>>>>>>> understand this is fairly common).
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> The link he is directed to when he clicks the ad is this:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://www.inkfruit.com/combo-landing?utm_source=CMP1002Combo&utm_medium=CPM&utm_content=combobanner&utm_campaign=Combo.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'm adding this here and copying the founder of Inkfruit since 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> the campaign
>>>>>>>>>>>>> data in the URL parameters may help identify the problem (also, 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I'm not
>>>>>>>>>>>>> sure if Inkfruit is aware of this campaign).
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I've copied my friend here in case there are further questions
>>>>>>>>>>>>> he could help answer.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Could this be a case of DPI by his ISP, or simply malware on
>>>>>>>>>>>>> his machine? If it were the former, what would be the legal 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> status of the
>>>>>>>>>>>>> issue?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>>>>> Debanjan*
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> - Lets make this world a better and more informative place*
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> --
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>>>>>>>> Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
>>>>>>>> Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on February 12th.
>>>>>>>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore
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>>>>>> Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
>>>>>> Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on February 12th.
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>>>>>> Aliens invaded Tamil Nadu, left their Spacship and now it is a Toll
>>>>>> Plaza.
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>> Department of Information Technology
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