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EarnItUp Plugin is Scam! Hidden Ads – Don’t Install

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OMG! This is why it is free. It do nothing but just fills up wallet of its maker. We all being deceived by Paul –  maker of this EarnItUp Plugin. I understood the way it works and how it uses our blog to get him paid. Now I will expose it totally.

Today I saw that when I clicked an article on my blog (using friends computer) it opened a Clicksor Advert. Strange!!! I don’t use Clicksor. In fact I hate hidden links which triggers background ads. Even Google hates it as it worsens the user experience. Then (flaming…), I went to my PC and opened another topic. Nothing Happend!!! Tried the same topic. Nothing!!! Even more strange!

I thought something. Cookies! My site was never accessed on my friends PC. However, I am creator of my blog so cookies are always there in my laptop. Next thing I cleared my cookie, restarted browser and again clicked the links. Boom!!! It opened Clicksor Advert this time. My God!

I went to plugins page and disabled EarnItUp. Cleared whole browser even changed IP. Again tried. No Ads. First confirmation.

I said, “Time to check the Plugin PHP file”. After opening the earnitup.php which is in ZIP (plugin package); everything was ok… But wait what is that line doing there? Check screenshot!

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Hidden code in EarnItUp Plugin

This doesn’t look related to plugin’s functioning at all. Second confirmation. Now I copied this Ping URL and pasted it to browser. Hit Enter! Voila! This is what I got (check highlighted part):

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Clicksor ads redirect

Fully confirmed! Still don’t believe me? Try it yourself. You can do whole procedure on your own.

You and me; we all are earning this backstabber hundreds of dollars everyday and we don’t even know about this. But, how come it never got caught? The plugin works in this way:

1. Plugin pings EarnItUp site which have Clicksor redirect. When some one clicks any topic on your blog it opens ads in background.
2. If website is accessed already on your system / browser; then no Ads will open. >> This is why blog creator (webmaster) never sees this as we always have cookies data of our website in browser. Clear all and then try.
3. Ads open on your readers browser in background. User thinks that these are your Ads so they either let it run or closes it.
4. Maker (****) gets traffic and clicks from all around the world. He gets rich without doing anything and says it is free.
5. Possibility that will not show on older topics. Recent one always opens clicksor ads.

I request all blogger around the world. Please stop using this plugin and who are planning to use it don’t think. Also, stop looking for anything like this which claims to increase your Adsense earnings. And at last die Paul. You deserve death for backstabbing and deceiving us.

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11 Comments

  1. Wordpress Lover

    October 17, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    OMG! Scam… One more… Please everyone this is real. I crosscheckd it. i nvr saw those ads before clearing my browser cache. Earnitup plugin is a sure scam and backstabbing.It made all links of my blogs to run background ads from clicksor. deactivate it and avoid it. die die paul

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  2. Krishna Lehia

    October 18, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    M****r****er. die you earnitup maker paul. i also checked it. Mrinal you are so correct about it. In some days he will surely release some update etc. to remove that code and defend himself but you got him on screenshots buddy. well done.

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  3. Freda

    October 25, 2011 at 1:34 am

    Shit! I can't believe my eyes. Is it real people? I have activated it on my 15 autoblogs. Oh no!

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  4. Trio

    December 12, 2011 at 4:04 am

    Man! You saved me. Thank you.

    Reply

  5. Will

    April 6, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    I canconfirm this; the same thing happened to me. I Google'd why my WP site was getting clicksor ads, even though I didn't install any clicksor ads and I had the EarnItUp plugin installed and active. Disabled and removed plugin, problem solved. Funny thing is that the clicksor ad would always pop up when I visited my website.

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  6. Kristoffer Fø

    April 17, 2012 at 2:54 am

    Thanks a lot for sharing this info. I just found out about the plugin and searched for it and then found this post. Thanks a lot!

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  7. Navin Kunwar

    April 27, 2012 at 7:10 am

    last time i posted about it with crap omg i was so wrong. btw i just tried that for 2 days and found no extra earning.

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    • Mrinal Buddekar

      April 28, 2012 at 6:13 pm

      @Navin Kunwar:Rule of internet. Sounds too good to be true? Then its a fake. 😀

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  8. idar yani

    November 13, 2012 at 6:57 am

    Thanks for the information, I almost use this software

    Reply

  9. Tom

    April 20, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    That was a bad PHP injection. Shame on developer.

    Reply

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