On Wednesday 15 October 2008 08:24, someone identifying as *Sindhu* wrote
in /alt.os.linux.mandriva:/

> From about 3 months now dynamic.hinet.net has been initiating a port
> scan every now and then on my ath0. i also found a link expressing the
> same problem> http://www.broadbandreports.com/forum/remark,13769214
>
> Any one can explain more about this?


From what I can tell by reading the post in that URL, it's probably a
cracking tool looking for other machines to break into by scanning for open
ports.

I would recommend blocking the IP address of this server via /iptables./

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*Aragorn*
(registered GNU/Linux user #223157)