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Old 02-21-2005, 09:41 AM   #1
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Every time I go on the net, my Frewall (mcaffee) tells me that someone's attacking my computer using a port scanner.

It's always the same as well, Planet Online Ltd (in amsterdam) and it's not a rare occasion, every five minutes.

Firstly, does anyone else get attacked by these and secondly, can anyone tell me why they're doing it?
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Old 02-21-2005, 01:00 PM   #2
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maybe there is a program one your computer that has something to do with it, as long as McAfee blocks it you will be fine.
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Old 02-21-2005, 04:23 PM   #3
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Could just be someone but dont worry if mcafee is detecting it you should be fine.
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Old 02-22-2005, 11:04 AM   #5
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Yeah, it stops the attack but it just pops up again and again ...... and again and again and again and I'm getting really annoyed!
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Old 02-22-2005, 12:52 PM   #6
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Isn't it in any way illigal?

Second of all, hack them right back..
Or at least blok those moth***uc**... And I'm sorry about the language, I'm practising my english =)
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Old 02-22-2005, 01:24 PM   #7
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english or french?

port scanning is no more ilegal than knocking on someones door...
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Old 02-27-2005, 03:58 PM   #8
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Hi,
lol just tell mcaffe "dont show this message again" or "block quietly" ...
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Old 02-27-2005, 04:00 PM   #9
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But like the other's said, if mc affee is reporting on this, you should'nt worry too much.[/QUOTE]...This is fucking funny....
Sure it's called a port scan, but black hat's aren't the ONLY ones scanning for security holes, gray and white can and will also. Don't be such an idiot.
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Old 02-27-2005, 04:07 PM   #10
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Hi,
what shall i say? ... hes right =)
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i use port scanners all the time... i'm not in jail.
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Old 03-03-2005, 01:51 PM   #12
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I am not like the other Mods here & won't take any shit from anyone here !!

By the way, this was in no means pointed at you ok ?
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"Momma didn't raise no fool"

Port scanners are leagal, they are not exclusivly used by so called 'black hat' (meaning malicious -searching for a weakness to exploit) but also by 'grey hat' (meaning sometimes malicious) and 'white hat' (meaning a good person, searching for a weakness to make stronger)...

it's a bit strong to call anyone an idiot for overloking something,
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o geeeez....... why are you a Mod.
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"Momma didn't raise no fool"

Port scanners are leagal, they are not exclusivly used by so called 'black hat' (meaning malicious -searching for a weakness to exploit) but also by 'grey hat' (meaning sometimes malicious) and 'white hat' (meaning a good person, searching for a weakness to make stronger)...

it's a bit strong to call anyone an idiot for overloking something,
Thankyou root, yes i did forget to put in that part about the grey & wht.
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o geeeez....... why are you a Mod.
And i don't think it's any of your buisness why i'm a Mod, i'd keep my comments to my self if i were you also !! I missed one little part about something and i get a *cough dumb ass cough* reply back...huh.


By the way i have helped alot of people on this forum as well as contributed to it, so if ya deside to open descussion , just make shure you can backup what you say to someone you don't know.
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and yes, it is legal...to all people who use the program to scan with that i'm aware of. I have a scanner built into my card, and it gives me the I.P address of anyone who scans my ports.
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Wow, why has this turned into lets attack mr.mixx?? Jeez.
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thankx man, i didn't mean to be so blunt, but i just don't like being called an idiot, it's all good now.
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