Windows Explorer

From: Allen Eustace (aeustace@APRICO-CONSULT.COM)
Date: 01/22/02


Date:         Tue, 22 Jan 2002 16:46:26 +0100
From: Allen Eustace <aeustace@APRICO-CONSULT.COM>
To: NTBUGTRAQ@LISTSERV.NTBUGTRAQ.COM

This might be off-topic but I put it to you anyway. When you do a search on
your computer for files and folders under Windows XP it contacts
sa.windows.com (207.46.226.40) on port 80. This behaviour seems to be a
backdoor channel using the front door. I cannot find any documentation on
this "feature". Perhaps someone on the list can enlighten me on this
surreptitious behaviour.

Allen Eustace
Network and Systems Administrator
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