Re: Open Ports

From: Lars M. Hansen (badnews@hansenonline.net)
Date: 02/05/03


From: Lars M. Hansen <badnews@hansenonline.net>
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 12:05:46 GMT

On 4 Feb 2003 22:10:42 -0800, snailmail spoketh

>If your computer is running on a Windows Platform there is no way you
>should see "any open ports" at all. The exceptions are if your
>running some type of server, but you still have to disable this server
>from the outside world. What don't you people understand?
>
>Tracker

"netstat -a" shows ALL ports that are either open or listening. So,
you're wrong again.

Lars M. Hansen
http://www.hansenonline.net
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