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Hi guys,

Everytime I open Google Chrome, Malwarebytes blocks an Outbound Connection to hanstrakr.com.  This started happening recently, and there's nothing funky going on in my Extensions, Sync, or Search Engine settings.  I'm unsure of where it's coming from.  Not much is said on it accept that it may be connected to Data Mining, but even those people aren't certain.

Below is a list of the most recent Outbound Connection it made.  Does anyone know what this is, and how to stop it?

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Malwarebytes
www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 5/21/18
Protection Event Time: 9:16 PM
Log File: b32c10ac-5d5d-11e8-851d-54ab3a4722fe.json
Administrator: Yes

-Software Information-
Version: 3.4.5.2467
Components Version: 1.0.342
Update Package Version: 1.0.5194
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 10 (Build 16299.431)
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System

-Blocked Website Details-
Malicious Website: 1
, , Blocked, [-1], [-1],0.0.0

-Website Data-
Category: RiskWare
Domain: www.hanstrackr.com
IP Address: 34.252.20.187
Port: [54498]
Type: Outbound
File: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

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Edited by mrugalskib
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Hello @mrugalskib and :welcome:

 

In most cases this is caused by a browser plugin. Finding and removing the plugin can typically stop this. What you can also do instead is clean up Chrome and that too will normally fix it.

Please follow the directions from the topic below and let me know if that corrects the issue for you.

Thank you

Ron

 

 

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