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#1 swas

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Posted 11 April 2007 - 10:17 AM

Hi everyone. I recently installed outpost firewall, and I have noticed a few "opentear attacks" in the logviewer. Does anyone know what this is???

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Posted 11 April 2007 - 10:27 AM

Its when fragmented UDP packets are sent and make a request from a port that is not open on your computer. Something like that.

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Posted 11 April 2007 - 01:34 PM

thanks for the reply is this anything to worry about, or just random noise??

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Posted 11 April 2007 - 01:38 PM

I would say it pretty much happens all the time. I wouldn't worry about it.

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Posted 11 April 2007 - 02:02 PM

Okay, thats good I'm new to the software and had not heard that term before. thanks for the help

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