Re: Why is "Nebula Secure Segment Transfer Protocol" attacking me?

From: lorenzodes (lorenzodes.removeme_at_iol.it)
Date: 12/22/04


Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 19:55:32 +0100

Sharon Smith wrote on date 22/12/2004 17.13:
> Can someone help me as to why nsstp is attacking me?
>
> I installed a firewall program and now, daily, I get the message that
> "206.13.28.12" is trying to connect to "port 1036" by "svchost.exe".
>
> When I google that, I don't find out what it is.
> All I can find is what is shown in the port lists, e.g.,
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers
> i.e.,
> # Arnold E. Mauer <amauer@vrms.com> April 2003
> nsstp 1036/tcp Nebula Secure Segment Transfer Protocol
> nsstp 1036/udp Nebula Secure Segment Transfer Protocol
>
> QUESTION:
> Can someone help me as to why nsstp is attacking me?
> What is this thing?
>
> Sharon
>
>
206.13.28.12 is a DNS server, judging from the header of your post, it
may be your DNS server. Was it UDP traffic by any chance? And was the
remote port 53?

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