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Re: [suse-security] re: strange but true
  • From: Noah Sematimba <sematin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 10:46:57 +0300 (EAT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0409281046290.5597@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

And what OS were these computers that make connections while logged off
running?

Noah.

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Ben wrote:

>
> Hello all
> I have a strange problem, I keep watch on a network belonging
> to a non-profit org at which there are one hardware firewall (linksys)
> that is a embedded linux (i think). The computers where logged off yet
> i saw that three of the computers made a tcp connection to the net.
> How is it possible to make this connection if the computers are logged off?
> is this a fault with the firewall or is it possible for a logged off computer
> to make an outgoing connection?
> Any suggestion's will be greatfully received
>
> Yours...Ben
> :D
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