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#1 thrillhouse

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 05:16 AM

I have malwarebytes anti malware on my computer and it pops up with things that say ip protection. I looked up the ip's of what it says in the log and they are 66.com, 67.com, 69.com, 75.com, 77.com, 95.com, 212.com

All the ones besides 69.com are Chinese.

Don't know if this matters but I am downloading a series of files from Arizona (not China) but it seems malwarebytes started freaking out then. I have scanned each incoming file with Mcafee and Malwarebytes and they are clean. I only mention it because that is all I am doing online besides looking at my mail and some websites I have always looked at without a problem.

Peer Gaurdian 2 only sees my downloads and allowed http traffic.

All comments appreciated.

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 12:32 PM

Starting in version 1.40 the developers of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware introduced IP Protection:

...IP Protection provides an additional layer of security for your computer, by preventing access to known malicious IP addresses and IP ranges...

What does this notification mean?
This notification means quite simply, that an IP address has been blocked. It does NOT necessarily mean you are infected, it simply means a program on your computer (e.g. your browser, IM program, P2P program etc), tried accessing a malicious IP address...

I received a notification on a safe site, why?
How do I disable this?
I got an alert for an IP or website I think is safe, how can I report it?
Does the IP Protection replace my firewall?
Where do I find the IP Protection logs?
How can I add an IP so it won't be detected and can access a site I need to?

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:58 PM

thank you very much for the info

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 06:24 AM

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