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Re: OT: port scan

"Mario Olimpio de Menezes" <mario@curiango.ipen.br> writes:
> 	One computer where I have Debian installed was scanned
> recently. Someone probed several ports (~20), maybe trying to determine
> the running OS (something like nmap does).
> 	Do you think this *IS* an attack? I mean, should I report this
> as *AN* attack?

I personally don't bother unless there's a pattern of scanning coming
from a particular location. If you're on the net for any length of
time it's a pretty frequent occurrence and if you tried to follow up
on each of them you'd be spending a significant amount of time filing


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