Author Topic: Who is mow81-002.ff.avast.com? Russia?  (Read 2380 times)

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Who is mow81-002.ff.avast.com? Russia?
« on: May 31, 2016, 03:11:16 AM »
I see in my logs that my machine is connecting to mow81-002.ff.avast.com over ports 443 and 53.

When I look up that name, it resides in Russia.  Why would Avast reach out to Russia?

Is this malware posing as Avast?

Thanks

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Re: Who is mow81-002.ff.avast.com? Russia?
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2016, 06:15:04 AM »
Are you using avast secureline ?

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Re: Who is mow81-002.ff.avast.com? Russia?
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2016, 01:51:34 PM »
No, not using Secure Line, it's not activated.

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Re: Who is mow81-002.ff.avast.com? Russia?
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2016, 03:45:06 AM »
any takers?

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Re: Who is mow81-002.ff.avast.com? Russia?
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2016, 09:36:32 AM »
avast is using servers all over the world, so why not in Russia.
avast does have it's own servers, but also uses servers from others.
All checks show it is a legitimate avast server, so don't worry about it.