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Repeated Intrusion Attacks. How do i stop this? Who can i report to?
Since morning today, my pc has been beseiged with Norton security pop ups - stating "A recent attempt to attack your computer was blocked - view details"
This intrusion attack is repeated and i am looking out for options on what can be done to stop the attacks
The intrusion attacks are being blocked successfully by Norton AV because of up to date - application s/w and virus definitions
The intrusion attack details are as under
Attacker URL reported by my updated and licensed version of Norton Anti Virus is(removed website).Risk Name as classified by Norton is "HTTP Suspicious Executable Image Download"
Severity : High
Activity : An intrusion attempt by (removed)was blocked. Application Path \DEVICE\HARDDISKVOLUME3\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
(removed)(IP Addr - 126.96.36.199; Port 80)
I checked the details on www.dnstools.com and the details of the search are mentioned in the below mail. Subsequently - i have also e-mailed the below mentioned id's of the web master and the id relating to abuse - informing them of action - if this does not stop.
Can some expert advise me on
A). What needs to be done to stop these attacks from occuring
B). Is there a central body on the internet that takes note of such issues reported by harassed users and takes action against the offenders.
C). How do i ensure - that despite these repeated attacks, the computer continues to remain protected (this is apart from the regular live update and quick/scheduled full scans
Would appreciate a prompt reply to help me resolve this issue
Thx & Rgds
Results from whois.net and dnstools.com
Connecting to whois.arin.net...
OrgName: Juno Online Services, Inc.
Address: 21301 Burbank Boulevard
City: Woodland Hills
NetRange: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
NetType: Direct Allocation
RAbuseName: United Online Abuse Department
RTechName: United Online, Inc.
[edit: Removed hazardous website from subject..]Message Edited by shannons on 05-02-2009 03:07 PMMessage Edited by shannons on 05-02-2009 06:23 PMMessage Edited by shannons on 05-03-2009 05:04 AM