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SubjectRe: [SPAM] The New Bible of Dating!! (x11) (fwd)
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.05.9902120721310.2093-100000@tahallah.demon.co.uk>
By author: Alex Buell <alex.buell@tahallah.demon.co.uk>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> On Thu, 11 Feb 1999, Gerhard Mack wrote:
>
> > Windows machines with 1080 open and/or 23 that answers with "wingate>"
> > It's seems a lot of spammers are using somone else's to do their
> > nasties.
>
> Ah, that explains all the 1080 connects I've been seeing in my logs
> whenever I log onto the internet. Looks like these dickheads are port
> scanning machines for the wingate hole. =)
>

1080 is usually the SOCKS port - do Windows machines speak SOCKS, or
is this some kind of (broken) firewall package?

-hpa

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