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Offline Seven

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My firewall alerts me that AVAST Emergency Update tries to connect to  IP 34.149.149.62, Houston TX 77032 Halliburton Company.

Is this a legitimate AVAST IP ?  It seems suspicious to me.

Thank you in advance.


« Last Edit: July 13, 2022, 02:48:24 PM by Seven »

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2022, 03:19:54 PM »
Hi,

Can you attach a screenshot of the firewall alert?

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2022, 03:45:03 PM »
Yes, thank you.






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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2022, 05:13:53 PM »
My VPN is also not activating.

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2022, 05:56:38 PM »
Attempts to log into 3 email accounts of mine have been made, from a source in America. I'm in the UK.

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2022, 11:20:20 PM »
So is this a normal connection for the update?

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2022, 11:20:43 AM »
So is this a normal connection for the update?

Hi,

Yes. I can confirm that analytics tools can use this IP in Avast. In the case of AvEmUpdate- it is used to obtain information about delivered and applied micro-updates.
If you look at these Geo database websites https://who.is/whois-ip/ip-address/34.149.149.62 and https://whatismyipaddress.com/ip/34.149.149.62
Google Datacenter and not Halliburton use the IP. (The website you are using to check the IP is probably using an outdated Geo database).

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2022, 11:22:47 AM »
My VPN is also not activating.

Is this an Avast or non Avast VPN?

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2022, 11:34:04 AM »
Attempts to log into 3 email accounts of mine have been made, from a source in America. I'm in the UK.

Did you use or was the VPN running in the background while accessing your email? Probably a good idea to use multi-factor authentication with your accounts as well.

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2022, 05:42:10 PM »
Attempts to log into 3 email accounts of mine have been made, from a source in America. I'm in the UK.

Did you use or was the VPN running in the background while accessing your email? Probably a good idea to use multi-factor authentication with your accounts as well.

I don't ever use the VPN, but I checked it and now it won't run.
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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2022, 08:21:43 AM »
Attempts to log into 3 email accounts of mine have been made, from a source in America. I'm in the UK.

Did you use or was the VPN running in the background while accessing your email? Probably a good idea to use multi-factor authentication with your accounts as well.

I don't ever use the VPN, but I checked it and now it won't run.

I take it this is not an Avast VPN. If it is not running, I would suggest that you contact the VPN provider.

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2022, 04:13:20 PM »


I take it this is not an Avast VPN.


It is the AVAST VPN.

It's like this all the time:




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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2022, 02:55:12 PM »


I take it this is not an Avast VPN.


It is the AVAST VPN.

It's like this all the time:

Hi,

Please uninstall any other antivirus/malware application as well as any other VPN application.
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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2022, 07:07:14 PM »

Hi,

Please uninstall any other antivirus/malware application as well as any other VPN application.

Hi, I do not have any other antivirus or VPN software on my PC. AVAST is the only one.

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Re: Emergency Update attempts to Connect To Haliburton Company ?
« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2022, 09:00:11 AM »

Hi,

Please uninstall any other antivirus/malware application as well as any other VPN application.

Hi, I do not have any other antivirus or VPN software on my PC. AVAST is the only one.


Please temporarily disable ZoneAlarm, close and re-open Avast One and see if that helps.
If not, please provide a support file ID. https://support.avast.com/article/Submit-support-file