Suspicious redirects on Macbook Pro Chrome browser

sean83

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Feb 14, 2008
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Australia
Hi,

When I'm browsing on Chrome I often get a suspicious redirect, after I've clicked on a link I want to visit just before I land on the desired webpage I will see strange url redirects in my address bar. A common one is "bestbuyleads.com/...." or "r.srvtrck.com/..." and sometimes a load page will come up "see attached screenshots."

I've tried running Malwarebytes but no luck.

I'm sure or not if this is spyware, how do I get rid of this?

Thanks Anyone
 

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MacGizmo

macrumors 68000
Apr 27, 2003
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Arizona
There's no spyware (in the sense you're talking about) involved here. These are javascripts being run by the websites for advertising and tracking purposes. Normally this happens so quickly that you don't even notice, but for some reason Chrome is running poorly on your machine... enough so that you actually see this happening.

That being said, yes, it is technically spyware. Welcome to the Internet. ;)
 
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