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Discussion in 'Comments & Feedback' started by Frick, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. mtosev

    mtosev New Member

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    probably only geo location ads.
    it would be stupid to show US only offers and other stuff for ppl in europe and elsewhere so some ads use geo location
     
  2. Jstn7477

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    Nah, the ads that were injected probably have a location feature that detects which region you reside in and serves you ads based on that.
     
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    no they are just paying a normal ad service. and the hacker was making money off it. it was an add banner.
     
  4. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Why can't we as smart as you all are here find this ass and hack "him" as well. Flood his ISP till they cancel his internet service!
     
  5. Black Panther

    Black Panther Senior Moderatorâ„¢ Staff Member

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    OK so business A is paying business B to make legit ads by geo-locator.

    Person C hacks websites to make them show the ads of B.

    So B is paying C ?
     
  6. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    these ads were provided by google

    companies sign up with google to run ads on google search and websites showing google adsense
     
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  7. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    So lets put Techpoweups name to the test and take A, B and c out for GOOD!
     
  8. Black Panther

    Black Panther Senior Moderatorâ„¢ Staff Member

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    Yes but who is paying the hacker?
     
  9. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    company pays google, google keeps its cut, google pays hacker
     
  10. trickson

    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Is there any way to find out who hacked TPU? Do you know any thing at all other than what they got?
     
  11. LAN_deRf_HA

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    If the ads were from google and google pays this person then could google determine who it is? I think they have awareness of what websites their ads are placed on.
     
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    Ps: Malware bytes just found 22 infections on my pc.. Might be a good idea to check ^^.
    yes they were injection ads.
     
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    thanks for rapid action, thats kinda makes me angry :mad:
    if i know the person who hacked TPU im gonna break their neck :nutkick:
     
  14. DannibusX

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    Sorry to hear TPU got hacked. I find no fault with TPU or its staff though. My PW for TPU/GN are unique from any other web based BS anyways.

    (I bet it was Trickson)
     
  15. lyndonguitar

    lyndonguitar I play games

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    damn, so this is why i cant login yesterday, thought i was hacked or something lol
     

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