Has WA been hacked? Why so many pop up ads?

Last Update: November 04, 2014

I just logged in earlier today to my WA account. Why am I getting so many pop up ads? Also whenever I click any button on the top left menu (eg Activity Dashboard, Get Started Here, Build My Website) I get a new tab but it's just random ads!?! Has my pc been hacked or is it the WA site?!?

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AngelaHall Premium
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besjon Premium
I'm almost sure that your computer has been infected with spyware/adware, that's the same sh*t. It happened to me once when I was surfing on Wikipedia and Wikipedia does NOT allow ads on its platform so I knew I had been infected. You should try some kind of anti adware program (https://toolslib.net/downloads/viewdownload/1-adwcleaner/ ). For preventing further trouble, download AdBlock. That should be fine normally...
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discoden Premium
Thanks for the tips. I'll give it a try....
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discoden Premium
Looks like adwcleaner is for Windows only. Any ad cleaner for OS X?
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discoden Premium
I forgot to post the image... here it is now... the ads seems only available when I'm browsing in Chrome. It sounds like it is just my browser as I do not get these pop ups using Safari (i'm using an iMac).
How do I remove these annoying pop ups in Chrome?!?
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NicoleJBN Premium
I'd recommend a Popup Blocker.

Here's how Google shows how to manage Popups:
http://goo.gl/3v0EW1

If that doesn't help, then use a Popup Blocker. Here's a Chrome Extension called "Adblock". Use the Adblock Plus version. That's what I use and it works perfectly fine. Make sure you're using Chrome to open the link as this is for Chrome Browser:
http://goo.gl/2MhO1v

Hope this helps to get rid of them.
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CarlaIves Premium
I'm the same as Nicole. Just get the pop-up for the new webinar for the week. Not sure what's going on with yours. Have you filed a support ticket yet? They may be able to help you. Good Luck!
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NicoleJBN Premium
Works fine on my end. The only popup I get is when a new Webinar is scheduled. They air every Friday and a good 2-3 days before you'll get a popup regarding the upcoming Live Training Webinar.

If that's what you mean, it's perfectly normal. I don't encounter any other popups here at WA.
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