Short bio

The IP was blocked beacuse it was associated with a hijack and fraud.

Malicious behavior

A server at the IP address hosted a browlock leading to Tech Support Scams.

TSS browlock

Visitors would have seen this popup or a similar one


Malwarebytes blocks the IP because it was associated with a hijack.


Malwarebytes blocks the IP


Should users wish to visit a blocked IP Address and exclude it from being blocked, they can add it to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.

The Exclusions tab includes a list of items to be excluded from scans. The items may include files, folders, websites, or applications that connect to the Internet, as well as previously detected exploits. To access the exclusions in Malwarebytes:

  • Click on the Settings tab in the left pane.
  • Click on the Exclusions tab.
  • Click the Add Exclusion button.
  • Select the exclusion type “Exclude a Website” and use the Next button to enter the IP address that you wish to visit.

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