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Hello and welcome, pmonto: :)

Yes, there is (see below) -- you just need to visit the website to incur the block, then right-click on the Malwarebytes system-tray icon after the block notification appears, and choose Add to Ignore List.

Before you do that, however, please take into account how the IP blocking module works and the possible significance of a block.

(If MBAM is blocking that IP because of bad content, then ignoring that IP can compromise your computer's security.)

IP blocks can indicate a number of things:

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

  • 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 (and in the Helpdesk topics HERE and HERE).

--> They include instructions on how to set MBAM to ignore a particular IP, if you wish to do so.

They also contain instructions on how to determine what process might be trying to make the connections.

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.

Thanks!

daledoc1

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