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        Just a public announcement, the title says it all. Currently, there is an increase in the number of malicious banner ads that open fraudulent web pages in the standard browser when starting or using apps on Windows 10. We already has posts in German and English MS Answers forums.

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      • #1776220 Reply

        Same from Bleeping:

        https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-apps-hit-by-malicious-ads-that-blockers-wont-stop/

        Looks like this one blows past the ad blockers.

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