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Suspected threat blocked

This situation can occur when an application on your computer tries to transmit malicious traffic to another device on the network, exploiting a security hole or even detecting a port scanning attempt on your system.

Threat—Name of the threat.

Remote address—Remote IP address.

Allow—Creates an Intrusion Detection Service (IDS) rule with pre-defined no action for each type of action (block, notify, log).

Continue blocking—Blocks detected threat. To create an IDS rule for this threat, select the check box Do not notify me again, and the rule will be added without any notification and logging.


The information shown in this notification window may vary depending on the type of threat detected.

For more information about threats and other related terms, see Types of remote attacks or Types of detections.

To resolve the Duplicate IP addresses on network event, see our ESET Knowledgebase article.