Re: Why Is svchost In My Router????
Date: 21 Nov 2005 06:35:10 GMT
> Yesterday by chance I discovered an entry in my router's
> persistent port
> forwarding screen. The description is "svchost
> (192.168.2.2:1032) 41670
> UDP", public port is 41670 and forwarding to private port
> 1032. My pc's ip
> is 192.168.2.2. I removed the entry but after rebooting my
> machine it was
> I checked the registry (I'm using Windows XP Pro complete w/
> all updates)
> and found this entry:
> (192.168.2.2:1032) 41670 UDP. The data is in binary format.
> Does anyone know if this entry is being put there by a legit
> Windows process
> or should I be concerned?
You should be concerned reguradless of whether it is "ligitimate" or
not, you should take messurs to stop such activits, in this case the
best would be to install a good firewall, I would personaly recomend
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