Hits stopped by Firewall

  prima12 19:36 08 Jun 2003
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Hi all, not a question really more of a query. Why would the 'Internet Assigned Numbers Authority' of Marina del Rey in California keep scanning my PC, out of 322 hits, 278 of them were from the above, ranging from 5 seconds to 1 minute between hits?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:50 08 Jun 2003

They are not hit but merely server and router request to check that your connection is active so that you can receive web info. Turn off the alerts as they are as much use as a solarium in the Sahara. If you are using a home computer you will have more chance of bagging the 6 lotto numbers than being hacked.

G

  LastChip 19:54 08 Jun 2003

click here

It's a US government sponsored agency, which has now been superseded by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

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