Omegle ban, pop up

henry28

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So i was on omegle(wasn't dodgy) and like i skip a couple of people then i get a pop up saying that i was banned. After like 3 seconds it redirected me to some porn site. I have adblockers and pop up blocker extensions on chrome. Afterwards i checked my history for the websites and it appeared with this: removed by Moderator on uBlock Origin's advice.
i do not know if im hacked or if i got a virus or if it was omegle but if you guys could help that would be greatly appreciated.

Henry.
 

Robert Ban

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Its just a simple adware. Check in task manager for all process. (windows 10 details tab)
Usually they will run under your name
For example Sytem, Local, then your username like "Johnny" or "Henry"

Usually they are popups as most people have adblocker (its like clicking a link but it open another window, rather than redirect), and they make money for that.
 

henry28

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thank you but how would i know which one is adware?
 

Robert Ban

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Like in your case "So i was on omegle(wasn't dodgy) and like i skip a couple of people then i get a pop up saying that i was banned. After like 3 seconds it redirected me to some porn site."

Usually it isn't bad, but don't download any stuff from redirects, as for example if you heard Mail.ru.
"Adware, or advertising-supported software, is software that generates revenue for its developer by automatically generating online advertisements in the user interface of the software or on a screen presented to the user during the installation process."

If you install program by accident then system restore is good one.
 

henry28

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This is the first time this has happened and the last time i downloaded anything was probably a steam idk but i do not normally install anything on my computer. Ive asked friends about this and they say that this could be from omegle? Do you know the possibility that it could be? thanks for your help

Henry.v
 

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