Description of the issue:
A lot of random outgoing ports to various IPs is happening when I’m opening Brave. I’m wondering if this would be a security concern or it’s normal. Aside from 80,443, and 53, I don’t really see why other ports would need to be outgoing. If it was using DNS I’d be less concerned. Would it have something to do with the SYNC or Wallet feature? I’ve counted over 20 different non-standard ports outgoing to over 20 different raw IPs.
How can this issue be reproduced?
Use a hostbased firewall that prompts for ingoing and outgoing connection approval. On Macosx I’m using Little Snitch for my firewall.
All traffic using 80,443, or 53 using DNS destinations. Brave Version( check About Brave):
80/443 = Web and 53 is DNS requests. Seems safe to be honest? Brave will check for browser
and component updates (on load, and randomly during usage). Restoring any pages session on load will also initiate ports being used.