LSA Shell (Export Version) wants to connect to net

  wags 13:12 21 Jul 04
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Two days ago Zone Alarm alerted me to the fact that LSA Shell (Export Version) was trying to connect to the internet.

I 'denied' access and did some research on Google, to see that this could be related the Sasser worms (A-F). I then did a full scan with Sophos AV (fully up-to-date), which found no viruses. I also downloaded the utility from microsoft to remove Sasser a-f, but it did not detect anything.

I am more curious, than worried, as I understand that LSA Shell (Export Version)is part of the Windows OS, but why did it try and connect to the internet ?

I am running Windows XP, with all critical updates installed.

Any suggestions, greatfully received. Thanks.

  wags 08:36 22 Jul 04

refresh :)

  2neat 20:57 13 Sep 04

bump
LSA Shell ( export version ) wants to accept connections from the Internet. What is it & should I allow this? ZA Alert
Thanks

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