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Offline AjHelpMePlz

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Botnet:Blacklist - Virus warning by avast
« on: February 21, 2021, 10:30:43 AM »
Avast keeps telling me when I log into a game called Old School Runescape, that it has secured me against a threat infected with a 'Botnet:Blacklist' from the connection 'tcp://81.31.201.136:43594'
It happened suddenly an have never gotten this warning before in the 4 years I have played that game.

I didn't have a VPN at the moment it happened, but i have the avast secureline VPN now.
I have tried to restore pc to factory setting (if I had a virus on my pc) and it sadly didnt solve the problem.
Also scanned the entire PC, both ssd's i have and the folder the game is located in.

Any ideas what it could be and how to fix it?
Is there a possibility that my PC is infected or is it a false warning?

Thanks in advance and sorry for my bad English  :-X

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Re: Botnet:Blacklist - Virus warning by avast
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2021, 02:51:57 PM »
Hi AjHelpMePlz,

There has been malware reported in relation to this Jagex IP: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/ip-address/81.31.201.136/relations

Wait for a final verdict from avast's team to see whether this is a genuine detection or a so-called false positive find.

Also read here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_NE_y1uzts
(for windows 10 -> This should fix your problem with OSRS installer.
If this did not help means you have problem with Windows installer.

Probably a firewall rule that flags Port 43594 traffic that could be trojaned, read: https://www.speedguide.net/port.php?port=43594
Could also be a server look-up problem. It's probably safe to visit the URL you entered. None of the services we checked will report it as suspicious.   

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« Last Edit: February 21, 2021, 09:39:24 PM by polonus »
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Offline AjHelpMePlz

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Re: Botnet:Blacklist - Virus warning by avast
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2021, 01:51:58 PM »
Hey polonus

Thanks for the help and feedback! I appreciate it a lot and it definitely helped to calm me!
Cheers lad, and I wish you a happy day!

- AJ

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Re: Botnet:Blacklist - Virus warning by avast
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2021, 10:41:04 PM »
You are welcome and G*d Bless,

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