Port 2800

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by EV700, Aug 19, 2007.

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  1. EV700

    EV700 Registered Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    I ran Shadow Security Scanner on my external IP address and it detected TCP port 2800 (Phineas Phucker) open my router. Is this something to be concerned about? It is detected on my router, because the port isn't listed in netstat nor any weird tasks running locally. The router should be blocking incoming connections anyway and I have a software firewall to block also.
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2007
  2. Kerodo

    Kerodo Registered Member

    Oct 5, 2004
    If this is an external scanner, they can sometime yield quirky results. If you have a router in place, and a software firewall in addition to that, I wouldn't lose any sleep over it. Do another scan on another site and compare...
  3. Seer

    Seer Registered Member

    Feb 12, 2007
    No, this is not an external scanner, it's an application used for external scanning. As EV700 performed an internal scan with it, this can yield even quirkier results :) But why exactly these, is over my head.

    EV700, where exactly did you find that the port 2800 is used by PP? I have done some serching and on several places I found out that it's port 2801 used by that trojan o_O
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