Re: My firewall intercepts probes from ARPA

From: Stan Hilliard (
Date: 06/11/04

Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 09:10:37 -0500

On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 05:03:47 GMT,
<> wrote:

>On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 23:29:36 -0500, Stan Hilliard
><> wrote:
>>For months I have noticed that each time I dial up the internet my
>>ZoneAlarm firewall receives a probe or two from
>>Since ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) is the name of the
>>original Internet, I have kept watch on these probes.


Followup question:
What would be the purpose of someone looking up the DNS of the
temporary IP of my dialup connection?