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#1 GrandCommander

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 05:21 AM

Hi i did shieldsup port scanner, pc flank port scanner and hackerwatch probe tests and they all showed my port 80 open and yulnerable to attack!
I have kaspersky internet security 2009 and it closes all ports by default but for me my port 80 is open. This is usually for web servers right? im not a server at all...
Im not behind a router and niether has my isp kept my port 80 open. Could it be possible that my computer is infected with some sorta malware??! :huh:
normal malware remover showed some keygens as trojans but i know theyre clean. Also, Kaspersky showed a firewall leak test from COMODO CPIL as trojan but it removed it.
after that ,I did a sdfraud fix scan , combofix scan ,malwarebytes anti malware scan, webcureit scan . they all showed CLEAN!
WHat should i do? should i post hijackthis log??
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#2 jhsmurray

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 05:52 AM

The issue is not as critical as it sounds. Port 80 is the default port for http. If you host a website on your PC, or if there is a program which requires a hosted interface then it should be open. If you are nervous about it, you could peruse your firewall settings to tweak accessibility or simply block it altogether.

edit: If you can, see if you can get a router with Network Address Translation (most have this feature). This will help protect you.

Edited by jhsmurray, 21 August 2008 - 05:54 AM.


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