"Ads not by this site" Malware?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Teleportable, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Teleportable macrumors newbie

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    Hi!

    Looks like I may have accidentally downloaded something I shouldn't have on my Macbook. When running Firefox I get annoying banners that pop-up on pages that shouldn't have ads (image links included). The ads are always promoting something different, but below the banners there is text that reads, "Ads not by this site." Anyone know what the problem might be and how I can fix it?

    So far, I'm only having the issue when using Firefox.

    I'm running OS X 10.6.8 and using Firefox 18.0.1.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/h4lwl4r45q3usb5/Screen shot 2013-01-25 at 1.17.27 AM.jpg

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/bz411wy1few1d46/Screen shot 2013-01-25 at 1.17.55 AM.png

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/m8cjewpztiia3pa/Screen shot 2013-01-25 at 1.27.42 AM.png

    Any guidance would be so appreciated!
     
  2. Quad5Ny macrumors 6502a

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  3. Teleportable thread starter macrumors newbie

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    That seems to have worked! Woohoo! Thank you SOOOOO much!!!! :D
     

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