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Kudos0

(Silent) HTTP PE Download

I received a Vulnerability Protection Alert with the following information.  I am running Internet Security for Mac (Mountain Lion).   Should I be concerned?

Direction incoming

Protocol TCP

Signature (Silent) HTTP PE Download

Local Port 53633

Remote Port 80

Remote Address 8.27.226.126

Thanks, Ron

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Kudos0

Re: (Silent) HTTP PE Download

I received a Vulnerability Protection Alert with the following information.  I am running Internet Security for Mac (Mountain Lion).   Should I be concerned?

Direction incoming

Protocol TCP

Signature (Silent) HTTP PE Download

Local Port 53633

Remote Port 80

Remote Address 8.27.226.126

Thanks, Ron

Kudos0

Re: (Silent) HTTP PE Download

The address you posted belongs to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Level_3_Communications. A "PE" file appears to be a Microsoft Portable Executable. Do you run any Microsoft apps such as Office?

Kudos0

Re: (Silent) HTTP PE Download

Yes, I run MS Office for Mac 2011.

Kudos0

Re: (Silent) HTTP PE Download

A patch was recently issued. Suggest you check to see whether you received it.

http://www.intego.com/mac-security-blog/patch-tuesday-microsoft-releases-important-office-2011-for-mac-update/

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