Hi,

Next time when anyone gets such ad, please take a screenshot and also
view the source of the page and save it.
That source will help find the source of the ads.

HTH
-Sudhanwa


On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan
<parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The ads don't show up on https, ONLY on http.
> It doesn't matter which browser you use, IE or Chrome. I use IE, Opera and I
> see no ads, but several cyber cafes I use have these ads EVEN on Firefox,
> and Chrome.
>
> Inkfruit, probably doesn't have anything to do with this, I suggest you all
> take a good look at a content provider called 'Conduit' who is the culprit
> behind these.
>
>
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 1:21 PM, Debanjan Bandyopadhyay
>> <debast...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hmmm...that maybe true but what else can we do, I mean, Inkfruit has to
>>> be involved somewhere in this right? Think about it, if you were an ad
>>> injecting virus, why would you randomly inject ads that too of inkfruit? For
>>> people who face these ads, are the ads appearing only on wikipedia or other
>>> websites also? If I am not wrong, if this is the work of a malware, it would
>>> display the ad on each and every website you visit and not just specifically
>>> Wikipedia. If its only Wikipedia and the ad is only Inkfruit, I'd really
>>> say, if nothing can be done via code, legal needs to be involved. If its a
>>> non-specific malware, just clean your systems, I guess and inform others.
>>>
>>> Rather, I'd say, instead of not going public with this, if it gets too
>>> frequent, go public. Display a banner on top of Wiki stating that if you see
>>> ads on Wikipedia that is not at all related to Wiki, rather you should check
>>> your system for malware. The point is people should not assume, that
>>> Wikipedia has started ads.
>>
>>
>> I don't think the enwp community will agree to acknowledge the malware by
>> putting up a worldwide banner.  Most of our users don't face this problem,
>> and the only problem devices are those which have been compromised.
>>
>> The only effective resolution would be when Google and MS agree to patch
>> this up.
>>
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