Re: Why a software firewall?
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 13:16:56 -0400
"CyberDroog" <CyberDroog@ClockworkOrange.com> wrote in message
> On Fri, 09 Jul 2004 23:40:55 GMT, Duane Arnold <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >I have certainly seen a couple probes come through the Linksys router at
> >port 1434 SQL server like the NAT router was not even there. The port was
> >not being forwarded either. BlackIce didn't react on the desktop or
> >laptop for no reason and reported the events with the desktop that is on
> >24/7 and the laptop that was on 24/7 at the time both having SQL Server
> >running. I have also seen at least on other person report on a probe
> >coming past the NAT router.
> Haven't you already dealt with problem ports? I have 1433-1434 forwarded
> to a non-existent IP on the NAT router. But I don't recall ever seeing
> probes on those ports hit the software firewall before I did that.
Then why did you do that?
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