Malware and Virus "Ads" on Pixoto Account Pages

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Pixoto accounts that have ads have some that are known to be malware and gives a virus if you open them up. For example, there is one that will tell the person they have a Message (with an envelope icon and a number showing allegedly how many messages they have). The person/account holder may think it is a Pixoto message--instead, it is malware. (This is an old type of scam malware uses, ones that make the person thinks the company is sending them a message/email to open.) So those of you who complained your computer started acting up after using Pixoto, this is likely the problem--malware. You may have clicked and opened the Message box on your/another account page, followed the directions and then got a virus. Who knows how many other ads are also malware and/or will pass on a virus to your computer...
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Bridgette Rodriguez

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  • disgusted in such ads and malware/virus

Posted 5 years ago

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Jasenka, Official Rep

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Hello Bridgette, can you please post screenshot of this add?

It is always important to have antivirus and antimalware software installed on device one uses to access web.
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Bridgette Rodriguez

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Jasenka, see the below reply with screen shot. I had to wait for it to reappear since the ads change.
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Bridgette Rodriguez

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Here you go.
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Susan

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to this regard I have had that on my screen and thought it was from your site so I did click on it. :(
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Jasenka, Official Rep

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Thank you for screenshot Bridgette, I forwarded it to the management.
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Ralph Harvey

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That's why i have been using "adblock" since last year ! I even ended up getting ads on each individual image too ?

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