At startup, VisualCron will try to check for new updates. To do this VisualCron needs to access the Internet. In this way you will be notified of the latest changes when a new version is released. If you don't want use this feature you can uncheck this option in the settings-dialog.
Also, from VisualCron version 2.0.0 and up, VisualCron needs to access the Internet in the following cases:
• When VisualCron is installed
• When trying to connect to a remote VisualCron server
• When trying the register name and email for newsletter
If you have a firewall application running, you should respond with "Allow connections on all ports, everytime".