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Greetings:

We received a new IP block from our data center for use with virtual machines that we are setting up.

I assigned 174.36.243.170 to a new VM, and when I try to ssh (TCP 22) to the machine, Malwarebytes blocks the IP stating it is protecting me.

I would like to know why the IP is blocked along with knowing if it is in a range of blocked IP's, what is the range. That way I can work with the data center to clean up any dirty IP issues.

Thank you.

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The IP is blocked because it is on a SoftLayer IP range, an ISP with a history of housing badness. Incidentally, the only site I'm seeing on this IP is p2p-net.eu (redirecting me to an install page that is presenting an error, leaving me unable to check it, but if memory serves, it was well known for warez).

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Alot more data than could be posted here, and alot that cannot be posted here for legal reasons (i.e. this specific /24 is housing underage pornography).

We don't actually however, have their entire DC blacklisted, just certain parts of it.

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