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Windows 7: Intrusion Attacks

05 Mar 2010   #1
cgrim29588

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Intrusion Attacks

I have had 297 intrusion attempts from 2/10/10 to today (3-5-10) luckily I have Norton 360 which blocks the intrusions, but why am I being targeted, why so many attacks and how can I prevent these intrusion attacks?


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05 Mar 2010   #2
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Can you post a screen shot of you intrusion prevention history?
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05 Mar 2010   #3
cgrim29588

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 


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05 Mar 2010   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Hi there, it normal. When any PC in your LAN tries to search for another PCs, Norton thinks that it could be dangerous hence it blocks it and names it as intrusion.
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05 Mar 2010   #5
brady

 

from africa
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05 Mar 2010   #6
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

That IP comes back to the Zimbabwe Central Africa Building Society
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05 Mar 2010   #7
brady

 

100 bucks on bot(s)
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05 Mar 2010   #8
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brady View Post
100 bucks on bot(s)
This is most likely the case. Most people aren't "targeted" by anything more than the IP address that they happen to be part of. Most script kiddies and the like wouldn't even know what to do with the box if they managed to compromise it. They just rely on the scripts to do the work and they simply set them off.
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06 Mar 2010   #9
cgrim29588

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Dinesh-I'm on a wireless network.
Dwarf- That is what I got as the origin of the attack.
brady- There have been a lot of attacks coming from that IP address
pparks1- Thanks for the information

Should I worry that they may actually compromise my system?
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06 Mar 2010   #10
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

The IP certainly points back to them, however they will be the unfortunate innocent party. Either one or more of their systems has been compromised and is behaving as a bot, or the attack is coming from elsewhere and the IP has been spoofed to make it look as though it was coming from them. Either way, your system blocked it, which is a good thing.
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