Facebook links redirects from genuine sites

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by GumaRodak, Aug 4, 2019.

  1. GumaRodak macrumors member

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    #1
    Hello,

    i have noticed that sometimes when i click on a link which was posted by genuine Nikon FB page, it redirects me to some scam/spam site.
    It is happening on Nikon FB site...i click on the link and it redirected me here:
    i close the site...second click opens the correct page.
    i have Whiper and ghostery installed.
    this is the FB page : https://www.facebook.com/NikonSlova...8Bzp8IR_hmcWfRrhztkqVt32Cjp4FSsz5RQO1EUXK2xH0

    cant find a root cause for this..any advice?
     

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  2. keysofanxiety macrumors G3

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  3. Fishrrman macrumors P6

    Fishrrman

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    #3
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    IMPORTANT:
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  4. GumaRodak thread starter macrumors member

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    #4
    MB found nothing...this is happening only in the Nikon page..so if it will be some malware i would expect to be happening randomly on all pages and links...
     

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