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Right now while I use chrome I keep getting the Blocked website popup for this ip:239.255.255.250 for chrome.exe and Svchost.exe,  Im updated to the latest but I still get the popups I only started getting these popups 40mins when i was watching anime so im wondering if it is safe to add it to the exclusion list.

Update package version: 1.0.1403

Edit: Reset computer Still getting the ipblock popup now it seems chrome.exe is only one coming up.

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Same thing here.  ran mb scan (rootkit turned on), downloaded Avast and scanned, found nothing.

Typed IP into Google, MB blocks it.

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I'm having the same issue.  Blocks chrome every few seconds.  It's super annoying.

 

 

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Whats Vivaldi never heard of it?

1 minute ago, share3141 said:

The issue is logged on the Vivaldi site but no resolution...

 

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I'm having the same issue. Good to know at least that it seems to be a bug rather than something malicious.

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There's another thread about this, but I thought I would post this here. A fix has been implemented by MWB for this issue. Copied and pasted (from my post, not staff) in the other thread: 

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I can confirm also that updating to package v 1.0.1404 fixes the problem.

Just right-click on the MWB icon in the system tray and click "check for updates."

Alternatively, it seems that if you run your browser in incognito mode, that stops the alerts as well.

 

 

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I'm also having this problem right now. 

3 minutes ago, Alpharium said:

The hotfix has fixed the problem now Ty Devs!

If there is a fix for this, please share.

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Just now, kenny26 said:

I'm also having this problem right now. 

If there is a fix for this, please share.

Kenny26, see my post above yours. That should do it.

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Thank you. Please forgive my moment of blindness. The flashing block notification was very distracting. Thank you Malwarebytes for fixing this. rcr4545 is correct, all I had to do was manually update my Malwarebytes.

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1 minute ago, kenny26 said:

Thank you. Please forgive my moment of blindness. The flashing block notification was very distracting. Thank you Malwarebytes for fixing this. rcr4545 is correct, all I had to do was manually update my Malwarebytes.

No problem. Glad it worked for you. I got a virus a couple months ago and reinstalled my OS, but the popups were freaking me out this morning making me think I had missed it somehow.

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I have the same thing. it started at 10:42 last night mountain time.  It says svchost32 and chrome.exe.  Blocks 5 digit ports that start with 5 and 6. I have scanned a couple times and found nothing.

I looked up the IP address and found this.

NetRange:       224.0.0.0 - 239.255.255.255
CIDR:           224.0.0.0/4
NetName:        MCAST-NET
NetHandle:      NET-224-0-0-0-1
Parent:          ()
NetType:        IANA Special Use
OriginAS:       
Organization:   Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
RegDate:        1991-05-22
Updated:        2013-08-30
Comment:        Addresses starting with a number between 224 and 239 are used for IP multicast.  IP multicast is a technology for efficiently sending the same content to multiple destinations.  It is commonly used for distributing financial information and video streams, among other things.

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I restarted a couple times.  I hasn't popped up in maybe 10 minutes. I hope MB fixed it for good.

 

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Just to follow up, we pushed an update that fixes this. To fix the issue, simply update your copy of Malwarebytes (e.g. Malwarebytes 3.0 or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.x) then reboot your PC.

If needed, here are the database versions that fix this:

  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.x Version: v2017.03.02.09
  • Malwarebytes 3 Version: 1.0.1404

If needed, here are the directions to update the database to the latest version:

  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.x: Right click the Malwarebytes icon in the Notification Tray of Windows and select Check for Updates OR click the Update link in the Database Version field of the Dashboard.
  • Malwarebytes 3.0: Right click the Malwarebytes icon in the Notification Tray of Windows and select Check for Updates OR select the clickable link next to the word Updates under Scan Status of the Dashboard.
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