Continuous exec requests to connect to everything??

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    stevelep New Member

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    After not using my iMac over Christmas I seem to be getting odd requests every few seconds with a 'windows' look about it?
    is this a virus? any ideas on how to combat this?? Mac 10.13.2 The requests are literally every few seconds and are all requesting to connect ??

    Cheers Steve Screen Shot 2018-01-11 at 09.02.53.png Screen Shot 2018-01-11 at 09.02.53.png
     
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    Cory Cooper Moderator

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    Hello and welcome.

    First thing to check would be  > System Preferences... > Security & Privacy > Firewall. It sounds like the firewall is enabled...did you recently enable it, or has it always been on?

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    stevelep New Member

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    Thanks Cory but my Firewall is off and is always off.
     
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    stevelep New Member

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    Could this have a connection to Little Snitch? It is installed and a while ago I had an offer to upgrade to a paid version which i refused so maybe it is not working?
     
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    Cory Cooper Moderator

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    Yup...that should be it. There should be an uninstaller. If not, try this:

    Little Snitch Support

    Let us know if that resolves the issue.

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    That sure is disappointing for a well reviewed, recommended product to do something like that.
     
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    Thanks again for the words of wisdom, lost Little Snitch, been there for a while and I am not too certain what is was achieving so I may well have to review things. Removing it has certainly restored normality it seems -)

    Cheers Steve
     
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