SQL server port under heavy scanning

Tuesday, 26 July 2005, 12:14 PM EST

Symantec issued an alert Monday that it had detected unusual amounts of scanning of a port normally associated with Microsoft SQL Server, a possible precursor to an attack.

The DeepSight Threat network reported an increase in the number of scanned sensors and the number of attacking IP addresses scanning TCP port 1443, which is commonly used by Microsoft's server software.

At Security Pipeline.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Hope is not a strategy, we need more healthy paranoia

35 percent of security experts believe leadership within their organization lacks a healthy paranoia, with 21 percent of leadership "relying on hope as a strategy" to avoid a cyber security breach.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Aug 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //