'Outbound traffic' messages

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by iviv, Jan 30, 2011.

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  1. iviv

    iviv Registered Member

    Apr 3, 2009
    Hundreds of them!

    I've been a user of ESS for a couple of years and found it great! Equally, I've been a user of uTorrent to download various linux ISOs, game patches which are distributed using the torrent protocol, and so on. And they've worked together great.

    But recently, within the past week or so, I've been recieving an endless stream of 'outbound traffic' messages to various IPs, coming from the application 'system' to various IPs, and these only occur when uTorrent is running, so I'm assuming that these are all seeds/peers connected to the swarm. But why is this suddenly happening now? I've been using these two programs together for years without problems, and its not been an issue.

    I have my firewall set to interactive filtering mode, as I prefer the control it allows over my connections, though I may just end up setting it to automatic overnight, since I can't allow access for all the people I'm connected to. Is there an alternative way?
  2. Cudni

    Cudni Global Moderator

    May 24, 2009
    Are you using the latest Eset version? If you change the FW to automatic with exceptions any better?
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