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    There's a lot of port scanning on port 445 going on by a rampaging virus. The Internet Storm Center has posted a Yellow Alert. Check that you're blocking port 445 (Windows 2000/XP file sharing) on your firewalls.

    Only the second Yellow Alert I've seen.

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    I block everything by default, then let in a few, "trusted", services.. Of course, I have a hardware 'wall, too..

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