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Hello,

I'm puzzled by the fact that I keep getting random notices that Malwarebytes has blocked an attempt to connect to members.chello.nl, which is supposedly a site infected by ransomware. I'm glad that Malwarebytes is blocking these attempts. My question is, Why is my computer making these attempts?  I have never used that site. I am not trying to open that site. There seems to be some automatic process that is initiating these attempts.  I assume it is some kind of malware.  How do I find it and get rid of it?

I've run a full Malwarebytes Premium scan, which showed zero threats. I've also run an AdwCleaner scan, with no threats detected.

Thanks for any advice!  Lance

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Greetings,

It does sound as though there may be some unknown malware or PUP on your system initiating these connections.  To correct the issue I would recommend following the instructions found in this topic and then creating a new topic in the malware removal area including the requested logs and information by clicking here and one of our malware removal specialists will assist you in checking the system and removing any threats as soon as one becomes available.

Good luck and I hope this issue is resolved quickly.

Please let us know if there is anything else we might assist you with.

Thanks

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