altfarm.mediaplex.com in ebay link

  Gavbo 13:36 12 Jan 08
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Hi there, this is my first post so please bear with me.

I keep getting the altfarm.mediaplex.com when I try clicking a link from the ebay home page, usually anything to do with cars. Other links seem fine so I`m wondering what this is about.

A bit of googling brings up a few different forums suggesting it`s a hijack or ebay`s association with a known malware company.

Is there an easy fix for this as I get this both in Firefox and IE 7

Thanks in advance

  Gavbo 12:52 14 Jan 08

Thanks for nothing!

  lotvic 16:58 14 Jan 08

a solution is outlined in e-bays forum click here which involves the hosts file on your pc.

Or you could just add altfarm.mediaplex.com to the Adblocker in Firefox > Tools

  Gavbo 19:15 15 Jan 08

Thank you Lotvic

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