Hello yesterday I noticed a connection to this link by the steam application and by host process for windows tasks. on google they say it’s malware but steam is a safe application. also I checked the history this connection started since June 1st.
so what is ?
remove space because im new user i cant add picture or link
i.ibb. co/pXSYsbW/f2. png
i.ibb. co/sQMpJHR/steam. png
I believe that’s “Let’s Encrypt”.
Let's Encrypt is a non-profit certificate authority run by Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) that provides X.509 certificates for Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption at no charge. It is the world's largest certificate authority, used by more than 265 million websites, with the goal of all websites being secure and using HTTPS. The Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), the provider of the service, is a public benefit organization. Major sponsors include the Electronic Front The mi...
“Let’s Encrypt” is a non-profit certificate authority. It’s possible the Steam app uses their certificates.
thank you for replying and what about host process for windows tasks ?
and thats mean it safe ?
It’s not 100% clear. I believe the host process for Windows Tasks can be used by multiple apps to send data, but it’s most likely safe.
is there a way to know which application uses host process for Windows Tasks ?
If you click the arrow directly to the left of the app name in the firewall list you can see more details that way. It will expand out the related processes.