Re: scan? on increasing ports
From: Jem Berkes (jb_at_users.pc9.org)
Date: 15 Aug 2003 05:35:57 GMT
> I'm suddenly getting loads of the following on differing ports. Can
> anybody enlighten me as to what they are trying to achieve?
>From what you've posted, it's a scan from a single IP. They're trying to
see what ports you have open to learn of what services your host provides.
Entirely harmless, unless they discover that you have a vulnerable service
(such as outdated BIND or wuftp) and then try to exploit that!