Luckily, most probes are just "sweeps" where the "script kiddies" are
playing around with their little toys. It takes them a long time to follow
up on the script logs, and identify IP numbers that they might be able to
Still, good to have Shields Up.
From: Robert Shaffer [mailto:rkdn(--nospam--at)cruzio.com]
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2000 1:09 PM
Subject: Re: How to check your Internet security
The hacks are definately probing. And the site you refered is good one. My
firewall has detected two probes in the past two days and I am only on line
for a maximum of two hours a day. I usually go weeks between attempted
probes. My Shields are UP !