Unwanted “Shorte St” Ads in Unpatched Newspaper Theme

Unwanted “Shorte St” Ads in Unpatched Newspaper Theme

Unwanted ads are one of the most common problems that site owners ask us to solve. Recently, we’ve noticed quite a few requests to remove intrusive “shorte st” ads that they never installed on their sites themselves. My colleague Denis Sinegubko of UnmaskParasites helped to investigate this case.

Shorte[.]st is a service that hijacks links, forcing visitors to view a page containing ads before they can visit the link they clicked on.

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Story added 20. June 2017, content source with full text you can find at link above.