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Re: Reasons why BIND isn't being upgraded

  • From: Rich Sena
  • Date: Fri Feb 02 08:28:51 2001

On Feb 1, 2001 Wayne Bouchard reported:

> 53, 111, and 137 are the most common scans I trap at my
> firewall. Interesting bit with the scans to port 53 lately is that
> they're hitting the port 2 and 3 times, not just the usual once to
> identify and then move on.

I betcha a guiness and a smile at N21 that those are Global Load Balancers
probing for distance metrics to your DNS servers on 53 and not malicious
scans...


-- 
Rich Sena - ras@thick.net
ThickNET Consulting
"On the way to understanding; you understand, and forget."






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