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by Fsuf18 / March 12, 2004 6:51 AM PST

550 PIII , 10GB, Win 98se , IE6/OE6, 128 Ram,nVIDIO GeForce 2MX/MX400 3D Acel, 3COM 56K Modem, SMC E2 Card 1211TX 10/100 Fast Ethernet Adapter (PCI), Linksys 5 Port Hub, Terra Pro Cable modem, 640U ACER Scanner, Canon BJC1000 Printer,Sygate, Adaware ,Valet, AVG antivirus .
My Sygate Icon has a flashing white X . Sygate says a number of my TCP ports are being scanned by . Does anyone know who this is or where I can go to look it up and is this why I have the flashing x ?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 12, 2004 7:29 AM PST
In reply to: Sygate

Frankly, the scanning IP number can be "SPOOFED" so you may never know. It could also be a "zombie". That is, somebody's else machine that has a virus and is under control from its master.

In short, you can spend time on this if you wish, but in the end, you've spent the time and will not be able to fix it.

Just trying to save you the time.


Just for fun, it is some Shaw cable user according to
Tracing route to []
over a maximum of 30 hops:
0 []
2 []
3 []
4 []
5 []
6 []
7 []
8 []
9 []
10 []
11 []
12 []
13 []
14 []
15 []
16 []
17 []
19 []

Worse still, the machine is sharing its file system on the internet KOKARI-FKM9R1ON...

This is a sure sign the owner of the machine is either newer than new or has been infected with some virus, trojan, worm or such.



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by Fsuf18 / March 13, 2004 12:23 AM PST
In reply to: Re:Sygate

Thanks, Bob.It is gone this am but I will save your reply "just in-case".

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