March 25, 2021

Avast keeps aborting connection to a scam website.

Every 20ish minutes, avast pops up saying web shield stoped connection to this website it says is a scam. I’ve done a full system virus scan with Avast, and it didn’t find anything. I updated the Avast application (definitions were up to date already) and it is still happening, and didn’t find anything again. Downloaded Malwarebytes and it found a couple of things that I’m not convinced weren’t false positives, but it’s still happening. Any tips on finding what is causing this?


My guess is that it’s a virus that is checking in with a server over a set amount of time, possibly to download viruses or who knows what. I’m not seeing any process running that seems out of place, though I’m a noob. The fishy-sounding ones to me I looked up and they’re fine.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Note: By filling this form and submitting your commen, you acknowledge, agree and comply with our terms of service. In addition you acknowledge that you are willingly sharing your email address with AiOWikis and you might receive notification emails from AiOWikis for comment notifications. AiOWiksi guarantees that your email address WILL NOT be used for advertisement or email marketting purposes.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.