Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Sun 21 Dec 2014, 20:38
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » Off-Topic Area » Security
[SOLVED] GRC.com ShieldsUp! reports ports 1-103 CLOSED
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Author Message
zapjb


Joined: 09 Sep 2010
Posts: 21

PostPosted: Wed 23 Feb 2011, 17:26    Post_subject:  [SOLVED] GRC.com ShieldsUp! reports ports 1-103 CLOSED  

GRC.com ShieldsUp! reports ports 1-103 CLOSED not STEALTH. All other first 1056 ports are STEALTH. Easy fix? Or don't worry about it?
Edited_times_total
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
Sylvander

Joined: 15 Dec 2008
Posts: 3556
Location: West Lothian, Scotland, UK

PostPosted: Wed 23 Feb 2011, 17:49    Post_subject:  

See post #92 at my Puppy Linux thread.

Lots of goodies in that thread.
If you want to take a look...
Go to the bottom of the present last page, and work backwards.
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
zapjb


Joined: 09 Sep 2010
Posts: 21

PostPosted: Wed 23 Feb 2011, 18:31    Post_subject:  

Weird, weird, weird! I applied the hack. Then went to GRC. Then all ports were STEALTH except 1-73.

Then I rebooted & went to GRC. Now 1-104 are CLOSED not STEALTH.

I do appreciate any help.
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
jamesbond

Joined: 26 Feb 2007
Posts: 2232
Location: The Blue Marble

PostPosted: Wed 23 Feb 2011, 19:58    Post_subject:  

I'm not a security expert in any measure of that word ... but here's something to think about:
a) have you turned on puppy's firewall?
b) are you behind a NAT router? If yes, GRC will probably be testing your router instead of your machine.

cheers!

_________________
Fatdog64, Slacko and Puppeee user. Puppy user since 2.13.
Contributed Fatdog64 packages thread
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
Lobster
Official Crustacean


Joined: 04 May 2005
Posts: 15122
Location: Paradox Realm

PostPosted: Wed 23 Feb 2011, 21:08    Post_subject: Re: GRC.com ShieldsUp! reports ports 1-103 CLOSED not STEALTH.  

zapjb wrote:
Or don't worry about it?


Not only worry but wear an extra layer of tinfoil.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=398158#398158

Also make sure you are slowing yourself with the Tor browser if using Puppy Lucid
Quote:
http://www.diddywahdiddy.net/LupuNews/


Smile

In ye olde days we never had a firewall not even in the router
Using Puppy in this way, would still be safer than mainstream
alternatives offer on mobiles or desktops.

Hey I know - let's run as root and not put the Puppy firewall on
and visit every dubious site we can, something might happen . . . Rolling Eyes

Stay safe
Use Puppy

Wink

_________________
Puppy WIKI
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message Visit_website 
zapjb


Joined: 09 Sep 2010
Posts: 21

PostPosted: Wed 23 Feb 2011, 23:58    Post_subject:  

jamesbond wrote:
I'm not a security expert in any measure of that word ... but here's something to think about:
a) have you turned on puppy's firewall?
b) are you behind a NAT router? If yes, GRC will probably be testing your router instead of your machine.

cheers!

That's gotta be it. I have a ATT wireless gateway (router). I feel silly thanks.
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
Display_posts:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
 Forum index » Off-Topic Area » Security
Jump to:  

Rules_post_cannot
Rules_reply_cannot
Rules_edit_cannot
Rules_delete_cannot
Rules_vote_cannot
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0622s ][ Queries: 12 (0.0165s) ][ GZIP on ]