[CentOS] What's special about port 19842?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Apr 6 08:48:47 UTC 2009
Anne Wilson wrote:
> I've had umpteen IPs knocking on this door yesterday. The router blocked
> them, so it's not a problem, but why that port?
any chance you were running a torrent client, like to download the
centos ISOs, which may have been using that port?
also, who knows, but there could be some new trojan/worm that listens on
that port, so the botnets are trying to find each other... its more
common for trojan/worms to connect out rather than in, but almost
anything goes in the malware world...
More information about the CentOS