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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by threehole, Apr 6, 2004.

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  1. threehole

    threehole Thread Starter

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    I just recently installed Sygate firewall and have been surprised to find out that my ports are regularly being scanned by people all around the globe. Occasionally I notice an IP address that's scanned me before. Is this a normal thing? What is the potential harm in this? Is there an appropriate response to this?
     
  2. stillearning

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    Most of the stuff picked up is internet 'noise' & also your ISP checking if your online. Good to know that your firewall is doing it's job.
     
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