Re: Generic Host Process for Win32 Services, Port 32729

From: Jim (
Date: 09/29/05

Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 18:53:34 GMT wrote...
> 've made a change on my router.
> And now I'm getting the message from my firewall: "Generic Host Process
> for Win32 Services, Port 32729".
> There's several such messages that come up each with a different port.
> Is this an intrusion from a potential hacker?

It sounds like you already have a trojan.

> Should I block it forever?

You should remove the cause, not the symptom.

I don't think you should allow it use the high ports, but you will probably need
to allow Generic Host Process for Win32 Services through for DNS (port53) access
at a minimum.
Could it be automatic updates? What IP is it accessing?

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