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Please let me add something like an exception for "Nuisance pings"


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Okay, so, I will give you an example of the issue. 


1. I visit Site.com

2. Site.com is fine, but some portion of it attempts to make a connection to badsite.com, (automatically blocked by MWAB)

3. I use site.com frequently, or, alternatively, a legitimate program on my PC attempts to access an IP that's blacklisted by MWAB (such as a video game with Peer to Peer networking)

4. I receive a nuisance ping every single time 


Suggested alternative: Add a "Do not notify me when blocking access to [Domain] in the future" tickbox to the prompt that appears when blocking a domain, it will still appear in the logs if you open the app fully and check, so you can unblock it or what have you.

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28 minutes ago, Aeri said:

(such as a video game with Peer to Peer networking)

This part you can easily fix.

As for why Malwarebytes blocks Steam and other games, this is because Steam is Torrent based software, are what are known as Peer-to-Peer (P2P) applications meaning it connects to many different servers/IP addresses (this is how files are downloaded through Torrent based software) and because of this, sometimes Torrent based software will connect to a server that is also known for hosting malicious content.  This is because servers/IP addresses are often shared by multiple sites, so while what you are Playing/downloading through Torrent based software may be perfectly safe, some of the sites hosted on some of the IP addresses that Torrent based software connects to may be malicious.  Such connections are not a threat however, and you may exclude Torrent based software from the Web Protection component in Malwarebytes to stop the blocks from happening without compromising your protection (your web browser and other critical web facing programs will still be fully protected from malicious websites and other malicious content).  To do so, add the game exe to your exclusions using the method described under the Exclude an Application that Connects to the Internet section of this support article.

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