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Hello,

Ive been getting attacks from different type of IP's. It would happen probably every 10 to 20 min. Sometimes when they start, It just goes back to back. I ran a scan with MBAM and everything is clean. I ran a scan with VIPRE, Also clean then also ran a scan with SUPERAntispyware and also clean. Please help i cant seem to get rid of it . Its not just one IP .. Theres alot of them.

Thank You for reading.

Regards,

Dario

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Hello and welcome to MBAM forum, dario_keic: :)

IP blocks can indicate a number of things:

  • They could indicate that MBAM is doing its job of blocking bad content on websites.

  • They can also occur when running certain P2P and other programs, such as Skype -- For example, please see this recent post by forum Admin AdvancedSetup about IP blocks and Skype.

  • In some cases the blocks are a false positive.

  • However, they can also be a sign of infection, especially if the blocks are outgoing and they occur when no browsers are open.

--> There is more information about the IP blocking module in the FAQ - Section G.

It includes instructions on how to set MBAM to ignore a particular IP, if you wish to do so.

It also contains instructions on how to determine what process might be trying to make the connections.

And you may also research the IP in question at www.ip-lookup.net or a similar site.

On the other hand, if you think the IP blocks might be a false positive, then please read this article before starting a new topic in the False Positives forum.

Alternatively, if you think you might be infected, based on the IP blocks and/or other suspicious computer behavior, then please read the following to begin the cleaning process.

  • Please print out, read and carefully follow the instructions in the "I'm Infected - What Do I Do Now?" article.
  • If the infection has so crippled the computer that you cannot complete some or all of the steps, then just do the best you can and start a new topic as described below.

  • Then please start a new post in the Malware Removal forum.
  • When starting your new post, please note the following:
  • Please do NOT post in a topic started by someone else, even if their problem sounds similar.
  • Please COPY/PASTE the requested logs into your post, rather than attaching them.
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  • Please be patient - it may be 48 hours or more before a helper can assist you, especially when the forum is very busy.
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Please be patient - someone will assist you as soon as possible.

Thanks!

daledoc1

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--> There is more information about the IP blocking module in the >>FAQ - Section G<<.

It includes instructions on how to set MBAM to ignore a particular IP, if you wish to do so.

It also contains instructions on how to determine what process might be trying to make the connections.

And you may also research the IP in question at www.ip-lookup.net or a similar site.

Please check out the link mentioned in my earlier reply. :)

After reading the FAQ article & trying the steps suggested there, if you are still unsure what is causing the IP blocks, then the safest thing would be to have one of the qualified malware experts take a look at your system to be sure you aren't infected.

The steps for how to do that are also in my earlier reply. :)

Thanks for your patience and understanding,

daledoc1

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But, I dont think its skype or anything. Can you maybe give me a tutorial onto find out whats causing it?

Thank You,

Regards,

Dario

Dario you really haven't supplied any information on what you call "IP attacks".

If someone is throwing rocks at your house, it doesn't mean someone inside the house is doing it.

Similiarily, if IP addresses are attacking your PC, it doesn't mean that those attacks are emanating from your PC.

To know what is going on, you have to relate details on this "attack" scenario.

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