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Strange netstat

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by DrKupo, Oct 16, 2003.

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  1. DrKupo

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    Why are all these connections made to my machine?

    Microsoft(R) Windows DOS
    (C)Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-2001.

    C:\DOCUME~1\JUSTIN>netstat

    Active Connections

    Proto Local Address Foreign Address State
    TCP kidbox2:2484 localhost:2485 ESTABLISHED
    TCP kidbox2:2485 localhost:2484 ESTABLISHED
    TCP kidbox2:3854 irc.weblook2k.com:6667 ESTABLISHED
    TCP kidbox2:4746 216.239.41.104:http ESTABLISHED
    TCP kidbox2:4825 www.valueclick.com:http TIME_WAIT
    TCP kidbox2:4827 www.valueclick.com:http TIME_WAIT
    TCP kidbox2:4828 ctscanner.ruca.ua.ac.be:6366 TIME_WAIT
    TCP kidbox2:4829 ctscanner.ruca.ua.ac.be:6366 TIME_WAIT
    TCP kidbox2:4830 sa.windows.com:http ESTABLISHED
    TCP kidbox2:4831 sa.windows.com:http ESTABLISHED

    C:\DOCUME~1\JUSTIN>
     
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    Some are web pages or ad servers connected to web pages.

    sa.windows.com appears to be related to Microsoft's Search Companion

    I don't know what this is unless it's related to a program you have open or a web page:

    ctscanner.ruca.ua.ac.be
     
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