Re: My firewall intercepts probes from ARPA
From: Stan Hilliard (usenetreplyUM_at_samplingplansNOTSPAM.com)
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 09:10:37 -0500
On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 05:03:47 GMT, shopping.nowthor.com
>On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 23:29:36 -0500, Stan Hilliard
>>For months I have noticed that each time I dial up the internet my
>>ZoneAlarm firewall receives a probe or two from DNS=.in-addr.arpa.
>>Since ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) is the name of the
>>original Internet, I have kept watch on these probes.
What would be the purpose of someone looking up the DNS of the
temporary IP of my dialup connection?