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Re: socks, port 1080
* Ralph M. Churchill <email@example.com> [010120 21:27]:
> I just ran nmap against my IP, which I occassionally do to check its
> security. Why in the world would I suddenly have tcp port 1080 (socks)
> open? My firewall is filtering it, but still....
It turns out that you are the best-qualified person to answer this
question. Try 'fstat | grep tcp' and see what you can. (And no, I don't
learn so well -- a few months ago, I think someone posted a way to use
netstat to get the same information, but I can't recall how and the
manpage is either not helping or I should go to bed, one of the two..)
Another note -- I have heard of ISPs doing firewalling for their users
without really telling their users. This can show up as 'filtering' in
nmap scans if they did a particularly poor job of firewalling the ports.
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