something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

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something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

Postby ceazer » Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:39 pm

hi all. every time i open Firefox i have a list of exception rules "under the custom filers tab" added like below.
@@||*$script,stylesheet,xmlhttprequest
@@||imgsrv.io/api/addonapi/ad*
@@||imgsrv.io^$document
@@||google.de^$document
@@||google.com^$document
@@||facebook.de^$document
@@||facebook.com^$document
@@||media.myspace.com^

anyone seen this before? any way to block it? i have spent an hour googling and have only found 1 mention of it with no advise on how to fix.
thx
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Re: something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

Postby mapx » Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:46 pm

-first scan your system for malware:
use malwarebytes antimalware ==> http://filehippo.com/download_malwarebytes_anti_malware
and adwcleaner http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

-check your addons ==> remove those unknown (not installed by you)
-delete those custom filters
-close /reopen firefox
-re-test
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Re: something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

Postby ceazer » Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:53 pm

already did a malwarebytes full scan.. root kits and all.. didnt find anything.
there is no unwanted adons, checked that too.

seems to happen when i visit yahoo.com at least thats where i notice it becasue it keeps poping up a vid from myspace.
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Re: something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

Postby ceazer » Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:55 pm

running adwcleaner now.
thanks for replaying :)
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Re: something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

Postby mapx » Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:03 pm

-example of application which add exception filters (custom ones) to ABP

ace player ==> add a group named "Exception rules" with an own exception filter

So, if adwcleaner don't find any threat, you could see which programs did you install ultimately
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Re: something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

Postby ceazer » Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:04 pm

k, adwcleaner found some reg keys and deleted them..
also i noticed that the adon "show ip" witch i have used for years
is now trying to install something called adbeaver.
removed it as well..
hopefully this was it.

thanks bro..
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Re: something is adding exception rules to adblock plus

Postby mapx » Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:08 pm

yep, it was adbeaver
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