Re: Attempted Intrusion "Welchia_ICMP_Scan" from your machine against

From: Chuck (Ummm_at_guess.org)
Date: 01/06/05


Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2005 09:17:51 -0500

toons wrote:
> Okay, I have been having this problem for about 6 weeks and I dont like
> things like this because they tend to indicate a total screw around
> with my connections tray and plus, anyone attacking my system and I
> like to let them have a surprise package in return. Anyways, I have
> traced the problem and it is definitely Yahoo Messenger. In the last
> update, they have something in there that constantly tries to call
> home. When you have Norton Installed, it stops it and places a report.
> That is why it is mostly only Norton users that see the problem.
>
> Simple solution, disconnect Yahoo Messenger completely and shut it down
> when not in use. When it is in use, you have to live with it until Yahoo
> decide to either remove the protocol or clean it up. Frankly,
> programmers are just too lazy these days.:aaa
>
> Kaylene aka Taurarian wrote:
>
>>*Attempted Intrusion "Welchia_ICMP_Scan" from your machine against
>>
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>>I have attempted to locate what the problem is but have been unable
>>to find it.
>>I have ran online virus scans, spybot, stinger, adaware etc.
>>
>>Have ran the Welchia removal tools.
>>
>>Cannot find any reference to this at all. Nortons Firewall is picking
>>up the
>>intrusion. NIS 2004
>>WinXP Operating System. *
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> toons
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Might I suggest using trillian? You connect to the Yahoo services but
you are protected from their screwups. You don't get all the flash
though. Flash is what is causing your problem.