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I discovered about 2-4 IP addresses in Web Exclusions on each of my two desktops and laptop. I think they had been there for a long time because honestly I did not check this settings earlier. IP addresses were from Nigeria, India, Moldova, Netherlands. I removed them immediately. I contacted support who said they are there by user action on purpose or by accident. I have looked at forum and surfed.Others have had this problem. My impression is that nobody know for sure how this happens. One poster suggest it might be an inadvertent response clicking on the Malwarebytes popups notifying a
Good Afternoon from Eastern Europe. I will eventually get to the introduction forum but I have a more serious issue to deal with. Last night I noticed an *Allowed* IP in the Web Exclusions section which I checked out using network tools online, it led to an IP address originating from Moldova. I also noticed that I was not able to update my MBAM. Right away I took the following steps. 1. Strong MBAM password for everything. 2. Looked at all settings, some were changed, changed them back to *paranoid level*, update every 1 hour, if missed 2, scan every day. 3. Allowed custom scans. Changed ALL
MBAM has been giving me notifications steadily all night that it was blocking an outgoing connection by svchost.exe to 184.108.40.206:54512. I decided to look it up and found that it was an ISP in Moldova, so now my spidey sense is tingling. I've not been able to isolate the svchost instance yet but I'd be curious to know if I'm the only one getting blocks on this particular address/port. Thx.