I had (hence the word had) a small website running from my home pc using webserver software. Had a dns w/ no-ip.com so family could get to web w/o typing ip address. My problem was..... I came home from work and my firewall was blinking and it said someone tried to attack my pc thru port 80 w/ the "CodeRed" worm. My firewall stopped the attack, but it made me uneasy, so I shut everything down, and closed any open ports.
My ? is, do all webs get attacked all of the time????
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>>My ? is, do all webs get attacked all of the time????
Not constantly, but webservers get attacked on a regular basis, especially corporate webservers. If you plan on running a webserver, security should be one of your primary concerns.
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It was probably an automated attack that scans for open ports and tries to push a virues to each one it finds. The days of a cracker actually taking the time to choose targets and attack them manually are all but gone. But that's a good thing because automated attacks …
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