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Old 12-07-2005, 01:49 PM   #1
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Default a question about viruses

can you be attacked from a computer on the same network?
my kids computer is tryng to access my computer, and zone alarm keeps on blocking it. it is running through a router and the ip is definately from the kids computer. i just wondered if they had a virus, could it possibly attack my computer that way?

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Old 12-07-2005, 02:08 PM   #2
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Default Re: a question about viruses

It is possible, run a virus scan of the other machine. It's also possible that your kids machine is just looking for other machines on the local network, something windows machines on a network do - quite harmless
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