Security Alert Pop-Up

  kentylad 09:36 07 Jan 04

I have been receiving a security threat regularly just recently, stating;

"A remote system is attempting to access your computer"

Protocol; UDP (Inbound)
Remote Address;
Local Address;

This is very similar to my IP address on my Uni network;, so I assume it is something on the network trying to access my computer.

I have blocked this more than 50 times now, and it still persists.

Any ideas?


  spikeychris 09:57 07 Jan 04

There could be any number of reasons why a machine is trying to access you on a network, I have to access machines on the networks I work with to update them or run tests.

Do you receive updates from the Uni server?

  kentylad 11:26 07 Jan 04

No not at all. The only kind of access the uni servers try are port scans (which are blocked by Norton)

Sorry I forgot to say I am running Norton IS 2004 Pro. These alerts only appeared after I had tried to use the Norton Web Help facility. Maybe Symantec are trying to gain remote access to my computer?


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