Re: firewall (fwd)
On 2000-10-01 16:47:26, Pollywog wrote:
> > OH? Why would my cable modem provider scan my box? What would
> > they be looking for?
> My ISP scanned my box once, and I asked them about it and they told
> me it was an accident, done by a new Linux box they had just set up
> because they were considering switching to Linux. They told me the
> box would be shut down until they found the problem, and that it
> would not happen again.
MediaOne (now AT&T) probes for open relays on port 25 frequently.
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