Weather Watcher Hidden Socket

Discussion in 'Port Explorer' started by Dazed_and_Confused, Mar 18, 2004.

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  1. Dazed_and_Confused

    Dazed_and_Confused Registered Member

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    Port Explorer is showing Weather Watcher as a hidden socket. What exactly does hidden mean? Is this always a bad thing? From all the research I've done, that application is OK and is not a security threat. Furthermore, TDS doesn't seem not have a problem with it.
     
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    Gavin - DiamondCS Former DCS Moderator

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    This means the program has no visible windows on your screen, it probably just runs as a tray icon :)

    This is very powerful and detects most old RATs, and of course a decent amount of newer RATs. They allow or open a connection, and dont have anything on screen (of course)
     
  3. Dazed_and_Confused

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    You are correct. It runs as only an icon in the system tray. I just wanted to make sure it wasn't trying to tell me the program was malware. Thanks for the clarification.
     
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