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Does my PC have a connection to a botnet?


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#1 cangoo

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Posted 15 October 2014 - 10:07 AM

Hi,

Out of curiosity, today I installed Peerblock 1.2. The list of connections it claims to block kind of shocked me. I don't know what "PI assignments" are, but that "Botnet on Cote D'ivoire Telecom" looks troubling.

 

I haven't noticed any strange behaviour on my computer, I also did rootkit and anti-malware scans with Malwarebites' tools, and they didn't detect anything suspicios.

 

What should I make of these attempted connections (that apparently have been going on for quite some time)? Do these connections indicate that I have a piece of rogue software somewhere on my PC?

 

Thanks.

 

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Edited by cangoo, 15 October 2014 - 01:30 PM.


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