New Security History alerts
Recently I've been getting a lot of security history alerts I've literally never seen before. A bit of context:
Today I received a prompt from Norton saying my PC needed to be scanned for viruses and spyware. The most recent scan was only 2 days ago, so I found this odd. I did a quick scan and nothing showed up, so I did a Malwarebytes scan (I'm only using it to scan, I don't have real-time protection enabled, don't worry) and it found a bunch of PUPs. Content, I quarantined them and deleted them after a restart. I loaded up Norton to ensure everything was fine; it seems to be. But upon looking at my security history, since booting up again after quarantining those PUPs, I've been getting new and repeated alerts, including:
"Protecting your connection to a newly connected adapter" (What comes in quotation marks after this varies)
"IP address has disappeared from adapter" (again, what comes after varies)
The severity for all of them is "info" and the status is "detected".
This seems to happen in spurts every time I put the computer to sleep and wake it up again, i.e. every time it reconnects to the wifi?
Why is this happening? Does it mean someone is trying to access/disrupt my connection? If this is normal, why have I never seen them before