Who's that knocking at your PC?

Wednesday, 12 October 2005, 12:47 PM EST

I wonder if you realise just how many people are knocking at the door of your broadband PC (or sneaking round the back and breaking and entering). We often talk about the scale of security problems and internet threats and quote this "research" or that "study", but I thought I would try to quantify this myself by monitoring a PC for 24 days in August. This is what I found by analysing the logs of a single trip-wired Linux sniffing machine.

By Les Hatton at vnunet.

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