trojan horse

  nobrain 12:46 24 Aug 03

Hi, sorry i am very new to computers! i keep getting a trojan horse! norton security is stopping it but some days its one after the other the last one was from AOL in the states, is there anything i can do please ?

  bremner 12:53 24 Aug 03

Do you mean your firewall is telling you someone is trying to access your machine.

  nobrain 12:56 24 Aug 03

yes .the little green world comes across the screen and says trojan horse attemted to get into my computer

  bremner 12:59 24 Aug 03

The fact is your firewall is performing its role, the majority of the attempts will be innocent 'handshakes' and some may be malicious. I would just disable the notification facility.

  nobrain 13:19 24 Aug 03

many thanks

  Ivor_Monkey 14:45 26 Aug 03

don't forget to tick the box "resolved" when your question has been answered.
As a newbie, you might not know that you can access your postings on this site by going to the "jump to" box and scrowlling down to my postings.

  Gaz 25 18:28 26 Aug 03

Well I am paranoid and I have learnt to put alerts to silent, they anoy me.

  Gaz 25 18:33 26 Aug 03

ALERT: Trojan attempt on port 1999, possible::::

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