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so recently I re-picked up an old IP blocking program called peer blocker. now my issue is this, based on its lists of IP addresses it blocks Malwarebytes from updating or accessing the website. as long as its active. now I know I can just turn it off. but just for curiosity sake is there any way the range of IP addresses that the program and site uses can be shown so I can run both together?

any help is appreciated.

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That's more difficult since much if not all of the content Malwarebytes uses/hosts/connects to comes from CDNs so the IPs and ranges can likely vary wildly (this also makes it much more difficult for the bad guys to target/block Malwarebytes' servers for updates etc.).  I guess you could try pinging the listed addresses or use Wireshark to try and capture the IPs that way, but there's no guarantee that the IPs would always be consistent.  For example, I believe the update servers Malwarebytes connects to will vary depending on your location as it tends to connect to the one closest/with the lowest ping from your current location to ensure updates come through as quickly and reliably as possible.  I also believe that they use multiple CDNs, not just one, for hosting updates etc. so even the hosting providers can vary from one connection to another depending on the load etc.

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Yeah, sorry I couldn't be more helpful.  It's unfortunate that there's no way to just exclude a process as you can with some tools like firewalls etc.  Malwarebytes implemented this functionality some time ago for the Web Protection component and it's proven to be very useful for cases where users are running peer-to-peer applications such as Bittorrent clients and some online games that connect to a wide range of IPs/servers.

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