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Old May 16, 2002, 12:43 PM
Muppet2002 Muppet2002 is offline
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Default Port scans ?

Hi,

I have recently installed norton internet security, and it has told me about an attempt to access my pc, that got me thinking, how is it done ?

Is there software out there which, for example, searches for machines without firewalls, and with "file sharing " active ? so that the user can get files from peoples machines ?

Or is it much, much harder than that ??

Ta
 

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