February 23rd, 2004, 04:52 AM
hey is there way to know if someone is scanning you?
or pinging you? or trying to get into one of more ports???
with and w/out a firewall please
February 23rd, 2004, 05:28 AM
Best thing to do is use a firewall to find out and make your computer more secure here is a link that has a list of firewalls to choose from
February 23rd, 2004, 06:02 AM
I dunno what OS you are running, but if you want to see who is scanning, probing and poking around, you might want to check out:
http://www.snort.org/ and the docs http://www.snort.org/docs/
Hope this helps you.
February 23rd, 2004, 06:12 AM
February 23rd, 2004, 06:16 AM
umm OKAY SO IT IS WINDOWS. Then you can still download it. Snort has been ported. Good luck.
February 23rd, 2004, 06:37 AM
a couple of free tools that make this easy are either tiny personalfirewall
or agnitum outpost
together with tiny logger which works with both and can be had from here:
With TinyLogger you can:
sort the log
filter the log
copy entries from the log
search after specific entries
export the log to a HTML file
if you really get into doing this you can download kiwi syslog with which you can format your firealls output to a database format
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March 9th, 2004, 07:24 PM
If you feel like coughing up some money, Norton Internet Security does a bang up job at showing and recording intrusion attempts, portscans, etc, etc.
I use it. I have been using it. I shall continue to use it. No viruses. No nothing.
March 12th, 2004, 09:50 PM
I think sygate is a good firewall for the beginner level.
And it is pretty self explanitory to utilize.
Sygate, Zonealarm pro even though it has a flaw in smtp,outpost,vinsnetic I think that's spelled correctly, Etc Etc. But I prefer sygate.
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