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Offline Tyler129

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Avast detecting my Xbox One as an Exploit Kit? wtf?
« on: March 10, 2020, 08:02:36 PM »
For whatever reason Avast keeps spamming me with notifications that "We've safely aborted connection on (local ip) because it was infected with URL:ExploitKit" The IP is always the same IP and it is my Xbox One.

Why would Avast detect this as malware? I'm so confused.


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Re: Avast detecting my Xbox One as an Exploit Kit? wtf?
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2020, 08:07:30 PM »
It's happened again as I was making this post


Offline senhordaguerra

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Re: Avast detecting my Xbox One as an Exploit Kit? wtf?
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2020, 06:49:30 AM »
seem like a false positive

but if in doubt do a scan of malwarebytes and kaspersky

malwarebytes

https://br.malwarebytes.com/

kaspersky

https://www.kaspersky.com/downloads/thank-you/free-virus-removal-tool

if not solve

could be a mistake

do a clean install

Uninstall avast

https://support.avast.com/en-us/article/10/

install avast

https://www.avast.com/en-us/installation-files

if not solve

put IP in the exception
« Last Edit: March 11, 2020, 06:53:12 AM by senhordaguerra »

Offline senhordaguerra

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Re: Avast detecting my Xbox One as an Exploit Kit? wtf?
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2020, 07:44:41 AM »
you've already done a clean install?

you did a recent system restore?

which system operational?

which version of avast?

what security system do you have besides avast ?

note: sometimes system restoration causes this.
when avast self-defense is active

menu/configuration/Problems solution. enable self-defense
« Last Edit: March 11, 2020, 07:48:08 AM by senhordaguerra »

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Re: Avast detecting my Xbox One as an Exploit Kit? wtf?
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2020, 09:21:30 AM »
Possible false detections should be reported to avast lab, they will then remove detection if false

How to report  >>  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=14433.msg1289438#msg1289438


IP Blacklisted
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/b0d139b479faaaea2ce37b65eef053db56a660bb9c0358b7223b2df3a3dc0e9f/detection

Seems to be a russian IP   https://www.virustotal.com/gui/ip-address/193.168.3.5/details


« Last Edit: March 11, 2020, 09:31:50 AM by Pondus »

Offline jefferson sant

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Re: Avast detecting my Xbox One as an Exploit Kit? wtf?
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2020, 02:32:32 PM »
IP 193.168.8.3.5 was blocked correctly

Quote from: Avast
Our virus specialists have been working on this problem and they informed me that this detection is correct.