Re: security issues

From: Roger Abell [MVP] (
Date: 09/08/02

From: "Roger Abell [MVP]" <>
Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 13:35:02 -0700

The message likely does mean someone was probing your
machine (assuming what you said of the username and workstation
info in the event msg).
You could use IPsec in a filtering mode. However, it may be more
simple for you to just enable the built-in ICF firewall.

Roger Abell
MS MVP (Security, Windows), MCDBA,  MCSE both
Associate Expert - Windows XP ExpertZone
"David" <> wrote in message
> In administrative tools, event viewer, security audit
> records.  I get a failed audit with the messege: unknown
> user name or bad password. Allso it gives someones name
> and there domain. Does this mean that this person tried
> to access my computer over the net?? if so will
> activating IPSec Snapin help or not??