Netgear WGR614 -strange filering

Discussion in 'hardware' started by act8192, Oct 19, 2011.

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  1. act8192

    act8192 Registered Member

    Nov 9, 2006
    When an Android 3.1 tablet thingie connects (on demand) by WI-FI (not phone) to Android marketpace. All kinds of tracking and ad sites come into play. The ones we normally block in HOSTS and other methods on Windows PCs.

    I added to the Netgear614 filter sites and filter keywords both "analytics" and "[" to make sure both get whacked.

    (1) Router is like a sieve. Typical pair of log entries
    [Site blocked:] from source (tablet ip), Wednesday, Oct 19,2011 21:33:51
    [Site allowed:] from source (tablet IP), Wednesday, Oct 19,2011 21:32:56
    This pair appears all along as I browse that marketplace - it allows, it blocks, it allows, it blocks, what's going on? Did it connect to analytics or did it not connect to analytics?

    (2) I also see this kind of entries on and off:
    [DoS attack: FIN Scan] attack packets in last 20 sec from ip [], Wednesday, Oct 19,2011 21:35:07
    What's that all about? Google CIDR is - what was it scanning?

    Can't get into that tablet. There's no TCPview, firewall log, to look at, nothing. All locked up. And connecting to the entire universe.

    To moderators - if this belongs in the firewalls or some other place, please move, thank you.
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