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#1 kilnerstew

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 01:58 PM

Hi Guys,

I run Mcafee Personal Firewall Plus and noticed recently that the following keeps trying to make an 'unsolicited connection' to my system.I must have over 20 'events' over the past few days.

bru01m01-1n-f105.1e100.net

I recently removed that horrible Google re-direct virus with the help of this site, so you were my first port of call.

I have used the wonders of Google to try and get some info re this site, but my IT skills don't stretch to understanding more than 10% of anything I come up with- although it does sound a bit iffy.

Is this anything I should be worried about or can I just leave my firewall to do its job?

Thanks in advance.Stuart :P

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#2 cryptodan

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 02:57 PM

Whats the IP address, and what were you doing at the time this alert came up?

Is this the hostname:

bru01m01-in-f105.1e100.net

If it is then its google.

bru01m01-1n-f105.1e100.net

That one does not exist.

Edited by cryptodan, 13 August 2011 - 02:58 PM.


#3 kilnerstew

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 09:26 AM

Thanks for the reply,

Yes it's the Google one - the IP address is 209.85.147.105 [ as shown on the McAfee event log].

So my question is............Why would Google be attempting unsolicited connections to my PC :wacko:

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 01:46 PM

I think McAfee detected a false positive.




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