[thelist] Networking: WIFI: Is this MY connection?

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sun Sep 12 03:08:55 CDT 2010

On 11 Sep 2010, at 22:51, David Hammond wrote:

> Using Nmap I discovered that my ISP actually keeps a port open on my router
> for "maintenance" purposes.  All attempts to block this port from within my
> router's firewall configuration are simply ignored!

Yeah, I'd never rely on an ISP that *required* you to use their provided router.

I'd be highly tempted to put a secondary firewall/router between that one and my actual network.


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