Today i was passing the shortlink MegaURL on a faucet, and when I went on the link, it downloaded some vietnamese apk file onto my phone, and malwarebytes and avast detected as Trojan as well as adware, so beware. Not only that, but the same happens on mac, it downloads an app file for mac and an executable for windows, all with same adware and Trojan.
MegaURL SCAM Shortener downloads MALWARE onto users device NEWS
My opinion is that megaurl-in is a scam I even have a scam report (check the link). But in your case I don't think the mega admin is responsible for the virus. I see that you use smartphone a lot to test shortener, but have in mind, that downloads start without asking for permissions. I noticed that many times, in my opinion it is a huge BUG or security issue, which android never solved so far. There should be a 100% asking if you allow or not any kind of download, it is absolutely unprofessional from google to launch such piece of shit. But you know my opinion for google products either, so.... no need to trash them further. What you report and is also interesting to me is that the same auto download is happening with IOS. I never respected that company either, for much much more reasons than I don't respect google. So to get back on the megaurl, I think the problem is from the advertisements this scammer use, he is 100% responsible for the shitty ads he allow, because he knows what ad networks he uses. But the ads coming from someone who is breaking the law and all terms of al ad networks. He use the ad networks to steal personal info, which is a crime.
lol thats a smart scam!