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Dennis Stevens
1 Posted 30/10/2018 at 17:51:08
Ta for that explanation. I've received the email in question but wouldn't have connected it with ToffeeWeb as I don't even use the same emailaccount.
Stephen Brown
2 Posted 01/11/2018 at 23:04:42
I’m not sure if this is linked but I’ve been on holiday in the US and I’ve been having endless pop ups on ToffeeWeb! Been a nightmare
Eddie Dunn
3 Posted 02/11/2018 at 08:25:52
In the last week I have had my protection software isolate malware on ToffeeWeb 3 times. There have also been several previous incidents in recent months.
Kristian Boyce
4 Posted 02/11/2018 at 12:03:20
Stephen, by any chance do you have an iPhone? ToffeeWeb is pretty much unreachable on Safari at the moment.

Michael & Lyndon, I don't know if anyone else has told you or has issue accessing the site on their mobiles in the States? Within 10 seconds of loading up the page, it will freeze and a pop-up for a fake "Congratulations! You've been selected as a lucky user for a $1000 Amazon Gift Card" takes over the site.

At first I thought it was a virus, but it only happens on the ToffeeWeb site. This has been happening for about 9 months. It will be fine for a week or so, and then unreachable for another.

Ron Marr
5 Posted 02/11/2018 at 16:39:15
I have exactly the same Toffeweb experience on the iPhone as Kristian. I'm in SF. I have the problem just with ToffeeWeb with the "Congratulations Google User" or "you've won an Amazon gift Card" message. It renders ToffeeWeb unusable on the the iPhone with Safari or Chrome. The problem existed about six months ago and it's just started again recently for me.

I've seen this message before on the NewsNow site, but now I only see it on ToffeeWeb.

Stephen Brown
6 Posted 02/11/2018 at 17:02:31
I can confirm it’s an iPhone 5. I’m back in UK now and it’s all working fine!
Jay Harris
7 Posted 02/11/2018 at 17:23:37
Ive had the same issue with an iphone 6 in the US but it was fine when I was in the UK.
Keith Edmunds
8 Posted 03/11/2018 at 22:20:05
Same issue, iPad Australia.
Phil (Kelsall) Roberts
9 Posted 25/12/2018 at 09:13:31
Same issue with a Samsung in the US. And in the UK when I came home? Can't remember
Graeme Hodgkinson
10 Posted 25/12/2018 at 10:12:09
I DIDNT HAVE TO PAY??!!
Brian Patrick
11 Posted 25/12/2018 at 10:40:39
I paid them?! But I didn't have any bitcoin so I sent them some British Sterling which they returned saying its pretty worthless?! Eh eh?
Kieran Kinsella
12 Posted 09/01/2019 at 23:09:07
Same iPhone issue in Kansas with fake Amazon though it also effects The Echo website and a tabloid. I installed an ad blocker on my phone which worked to stop it

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