Re: An attempted unsolicitated connection by someone I just looked
Spam N Scams Reporter
Spam_N_Scams_Reporter at yahoo.netorcom
Fri Aug 27 22:01:44 EDT 2004
> Spam N Scams Reporter wrote:
>> According to McAfee:
>> A computer at IP Address 220.127.116.11 has attempted an unsolicited
>> connection to TCP port 1258 on your computer. Anyone able to help
>> interpret this for me?
>> I just did a look up for a spamitem:
>> canonical name unifiednames.com.
>> aliases addresses 18.104.22.168
>> as well as one for:
>> canonical name ATJEU.COM.
>> aliases addresses 22.214.171.124
>> OrgName: atjeu publishing, llc
>> OrgID: APL-37
>> Address: 5546 west irma
>> City: glendale
>> StateProv: AZ
>> PostalCode: 85308
>> Country: US
>> NetRange: 126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
>> CIDR: 184.108.40.206/19
>> NetName: ATJEU
>> NetHandle: NET-69-50-192-0-1
>> Parent: NET-69-0-0-0-0
>> NetType: Direct Assignment
>> NameServer: NS1.ATJEU.COM
>> NameServer: NS2.ATJEU.COM
>> RegDate: 2003-06-04
>> Updated: 2003-06-04
>> OrgTechHandle: BV137-ARIN
>> OrgTechName: Vasilev, Boris
>> OrgTechPhone: +1-623-434-5894
>> OrgTechEmail: sales at atjeu.com
>> ARIN WHOIS database, last updated 2004-08-26 19:10
>> Enter ? for additional hints on searching ARIN's WHOIS database.
> Tcp port 1258 is unassigned. In other words, the port is not used by any
> registered application. Not much to worry about with a single instance.
> This likely occurred within about 15 minutes of activating your
> connection? Or, you had been surfing a bit? Timeouts on operations can
> take a few minutes and it's common to see this kind of traffic from time
> to time.
> In fact, unless there is persistent activity or a pattern (such as three
> or more ports hit from a single IP over a minute or less), most
> unsolicited traffic is not nefarious. Even if it is not explainable.
I wasn't really worried about it, but curious though I was wondering if
I should be more concerned. I had just done a lookup and report on a
spamitem that came from this direction.
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