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  • Block Port 8

    I found this little gem looking for a listener on port 8.
    After blocking the port I looked up the address and was floored.
    Could these be the Chinese Cyber Warfare div?

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    Re: Block Port 8

    am receiving thousands of attacked everyday @ my servers .. this is normal .. could be hackers or not ...
    could be those who try to gather data from all countries of the would could be not ...
    no one can confirm but anyways you should have firewall @ your data center to control these attacks ... i recommend sonic wall its cheap and strong ..
    good luck and don't bother your self lot with this stuff until you have very critical information .

    Good luck
    To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.

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    • #3
      Re: Block Port 8

      Your IP there could be China. It could also just be a computer that has a virus that tries to hack into servers and propagate itself. Either way, not terribly shocking. There's a computer in every country attempting to hack the entire internet.
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      • #4
        Re: Block Port 8

        Everything pointing to a hidden group who are collecting data from every where in the world
        Let's think about it even in case it's a virus
        Any virus made has objective and it has a goal
        Once the virus get into a network it start collecting data
        Like names , phones , emails etc
        It's type of male ware or spyware
        So in my opinion I still think it's someone who try's to collect data from your server
        You can't imagen how data could be treasure when it comes in the right hand

        That's all I can tell

        Firewalls are the best solution to prevent these annoying attacks
        Try junpir firewall

        Good luck
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        - William Faulkner

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        • #5
          Re: Block Port 8

          See this recent post: http://msgboard.alphasoftware.com/al...y-Alpha-server
          Steve Wood
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          • #6
            Re: Block Port 8

            You will allways have testing of ports on any server.

            If the port is open, close it with a firewall. The only ports that you should have open are those required for the Server (http/https) and those that you need to log-in as dev/owner/MrBigBoots.

            Never run email on a data server. Quite frankly, never run your own email server. Reputable third parties can can do the job much more efficiently and securely.

            Do not enable a boat load of server extensions on the server if you don't use them.

            Make sure you have strong passwords for Admin/Dev/MrBigBoots Login

            Check the server for installed stuff that you did not install (cmd prompt, Dir C:\*.* /s) Plus Hidden Dirs, Files
            Output to text file and frequently compare with known server state.

            Beyond that, port testing is a fact of life.

            Gary
            Last edited by Steve Wood; 12-02-2014, 03:50 AM.

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