Security Alert Pop-Up

  kentylad 09:36 07 Jan 2004

I have been receiving a security threat regularly just recently, stating;

"A remote system is attempting to access your computer"

Protocol; UDP (Inbound)
Remote Address;
Local Address;

This is very similar to my IP address on my Uni network;, so I assume it is something on the network trying to access my computer.

I have blocked this more than 50 times now, and it still persists.

Any ideas?


  spikeychris 09:57 07 Jan 2004

There could be any number of reasons why a machine is trying to access you on a network, I have to access machines on the networks I work with to update them or run tests.

Do you receive updates from the Uni server?

  kentylad 11:26 07 Jan 2004

No not at all. The only kind of access the uni servers try are port scans (which are blocked by Norton)

Sorry I forgot to say I am running Norton IS 2004 Pro. These alerts only appeared after I had tried to use the Norton Web Help facility. Maybe Symantec are trying to gain remote access to my computer?


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

8 brilliant character artists speaking at Pictoplasma 2018

iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs

Football : comment regarder la Ligue 1 en direct ?