Trojan attacks

  [DELETED] 17:50 04 Nov 2003
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Hi all
Just a question. I have Norton personal firewall installed on my XP Home system and get frequent alerts of attempted attacks by a Backdoor/Subseven trojan from various IP addreses. I take it this is normal and the firewall is doing its job. I have scanned my system and cant find any nasties!
Just wondered if this level of attempted attack by a single trojan was normal(once per hour)
B.T.W on broadband connection
Cheers

  [DELETED] 17:53 04 Nov 2003

Hi Krisspy. Do the trace and you will probably find its your ISP trying to find out if you are still active

  [DELETED] 17:55 04 Nov 2003

Hi Feb, Its a different address each time ?

  [DELETED] 18:01 04 Nov 2003

Thats Good, Your firewall seems to be working, just let it get on with it and evey time you see the little red ecclemation, say "gotcha"

  [DELETED] 18:01 04 Nov 2003

Norton does warn of Trojans on a regular basis, I personally think it's paranoid. It?s a point that has been raised on here many times & the general consensus is ignore the dire warnings or better still switch them off altogether & sleep easy.

  [DELETED] 18:05 04 Nov 2003

Thats all I need a paranoid PC!!!!
as long as I know its just para will follow your advice and rest easy
Thanx all

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