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On Wednesday 28 January 2004 09:18 pm, Robert G. Scofield 
rscofield-at-afes.com |lugod| wrote:
> This evening my son was on the family computer (Win98) and in an hour and a
> half got two messages from Norton Firewall stating that someone at
> was trying to connect to a port commonly used by a Trojan
> horse.  The second time the IP address was 3392.
> I assume that this is a dynamically assigned address and that it's not
> possible to figure out who the hacker is.  But is one supposed to report
> these IP addresses somewhere?  Or does one just forget about it?

You can punch an ip address in to samspade.org (or use whois) to find out who 
the network administrator is, and send off a complaint, but it's not much 
use. Most h4x0rs scan from zombies, so it's just a game of whack-a-mole.

That particular IP address is from a Ducth University.

Abuse contact is abuse@tudelft.nl
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