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JavaScript Ads Injected by Asianet Dataline (ISP) Kerala

Asianet Dataline one of the leading Internet Service Providers in Kerala’s is now injecting JavaScript pop-up advertisements to the customer browsers.I directly inquired with their customer service and they've acknowledged the issue. JavaScript ad injection has been happening within all the customers subscribed for the unlimited data plans. I told them that this is a severe privacy breach as ads are being shown even when I’m logged into sites including financial transactions. True, the ads won’t be shown when the connection with another site is HTTPS, but that happens with most of the sites only when you click the ‘Make Payment’ button of most of the site, still the normal logged in session is vulnerable. This un-ethical approach cannot be identified by a normal user as there is no acknowledgement shown from Asianet that ads are shown by them. A normal customer thinks that he's just bugged by some site he visited. Eventually, they offered me (anyone who identify this problem) a normal separate connection UI, where I’ve to login with the username and password of my Asianet internet, if I do so there won’t be any ad injection. They would be happy off monetizing thousands of other customers who never realize this ad has been injected by their own ISPs .

 The ads supplying url is : .If you are experiencing this ad problem from Asianet connection, you might want to try this solution ( blocking the ad supplier) . There have been wide spread protest and mayhem all over the techie community in Kerala as well .

You could also give a formal complaint through their technical support (0471-2575222), or you can give it in writing to Mr. Krishna Kumar, the Nodal Officer, (acting – secretary to the Appellate authority) , in Leela Infopark, Technopark .
The complaint format is available here :
Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd,
2nd Floor,
Leela Infopark,
Technopark Campus,

Update : I just found how insecure their whole system is . Recently, I forgot the login password for my Asianet dataline account and requested a password recovery by clicking the 'Forgot your password?" link. They mailed me my password (as plain text). Thay's so very dumb, they store the passwords as plaintext??!!! As per normal security standards it's only allowed to store the passwords in encrypted format so that the database administrators never get to see it and exploit the information. 


  1. There is a solution which can also be implemented at your home router :


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