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Random connection in netstat

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#1 Novawolf


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Posted 28 June 2013 - 11:35 PM

Hello, I tried to google this myself but had no luck.


I did a netstat -nb on my computer the other day(and several times since then) and have seen that cryptsvc from svchost has sometiems been connecting to a random address.


I looked up the IP and it shows a static address in my same country and same ISP but no where near me.


I know cryptsvc does several things, i'm just hoping someone could shed some light on this for me.


Thank you for your time!!! :D

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Posted 29 June 2013 - 09:51 AM

cryptsvc is a network service required for startup.  It's legitimate.  


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