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I can ping my own IP address!
« on: April 28, 2009, 06:03:55 PM »
Dilbert (http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,20551.0.html) said that a secure system can't ping their own ip (WIN+R cmd /k ipconfig)...but I can. My firewall is good, but does this mean that my computer is unsecure?
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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2009, 07:29:16 PM »
I can ping it too

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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2009, 08:18:18 PM »
No.
I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2009, 05:40:47 AM »
No.
Thanks. I was just reading through the FAQs and Dilbert said if you can't ping you're own IP, your computer is secure...
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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2009, 06:12:08 AM »
   
 
" Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. "

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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2009, 01:35:06 PM »
Still doing some of them but with filesharing it said it couldnt access netBIOS and said its uncommon that that happens (i doubt that) and all the common ports where stealthed and so was the service ports and I spammed myself and i didnt get anything.  I think its safe.

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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2009, 02:08:54 PM »
did your test patio and they were able to get my ip address , am i not secure , harry

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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2009, 02:14:18 PM »
It will always show your IP...doesn't mean you're not secure...
What were the results of the rest of the test ? ?
   
 
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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2009, 02:27:36 PM »
should i have went ahead and tested  ::)

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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2009, 03:55:10 PM »
   Attempting connection to your computer. . .
Shields UP! is now attempting to contact the Hidden Internet Server within your PC. It is likely that no one has told you that your own personal computer may now be functioning as an Internet Server with neither your knowledge nor your permission. And that it may be serving up all or many of your personal files for reading, writing, modification and even deletion by anyone, anywhere, on the Internet!
   Your Internet port 139 does not appear to exist!
One or more ports on this system are operating in FULL STEALTH MODE! Standard Internet behavior requires port connection attempts to be answered with a success or refusal response. Therefore, only an attempt to connect to a nonexistent computer results in no response of either kind. But YOUR computer has DELIBERATELY CHOSEN NOT TO RESPOND (that's very cool!) which represents advanced computer and port stealthing capabilities. A machine configured in this fashion is well hardened to Internet NetBIOS attack and intrusion.
   Unable to connect with NetBIOS to your computer.
All attempts to get any information from your computer have FAILED. (This is very uncommon for a Windows networking-based PC.) Relative to vulnerabilities from Windows networking, this computer appears to be VERY SECURE since it is NOT exposing ANY of its internal NetBIOS networking protocol over the Internet.

0    
<nil>    
Closed    Your computer has responded that this port exists but is currently closed to connections.

21    
FTP    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

22    
SSH    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

23    
Telnet    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

25    
SMTP    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

79    
Finger    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

80    
HTTP    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

110    
POP3    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

113    
IDENT    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

119    
NNTP    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

135    
RPC    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

139    
Net
BIOS    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

143    
IMAP    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

389    
LDAP    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

443    
HTTPS    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

445    
MSFT
DS    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1002    
ms-ils    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1024    
DCOM    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1025    
Host    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1026    
Host    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1027    
Host    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1028    
Host    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1029    
Host    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1030    
Host    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

1720    
H.323    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!

5000    
UPnP    
Stealth    There is NO EVIDENCE WHATSOEVER that a port (or even any computer) exists at this IP address!


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GRC Port Authority Report created on UTC: 2009-04-29 at 22:03:07

Results from scan of ports: 0-1055

    0 Ports Open
    2 Ports Closed
 1054 Ports Stealth
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 1056 Ports Tested

NO PORTS were found to be OPEN.

Ports found to be CLOSED were: 0, 1

Other than what is listed above, all ports are STEALTH.

TruStealth: FAILED - NOT all tested ports were STEALTH,
                   - NO unsolicited packets were received,
                   - A PING REPLY (ICMP Echo) WAS RECEIVED.

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Hehehehe...I think my computer is secure. ;D ;D ;D
« Last Edit: April 29, 2009, 04:07:13 PM by Helpmeh »
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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2009, 04:35:22 PM »
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Your system has achieved a perfect "TruStealth" rating. Not a single packet solicited or otherwise was received from your system as a result of our security probing tests. Your system ignored and refused to reply to repeated Pings (ICMP Echo Requests). From the standpoint of the passing probes of any hacker, this machine does not exist on the Internet. Some questionable personal security systems expose their users by attempting to "counter-probe the prober", thus revealing themselves. But your system wisely remained silent in every way. Very nice.
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GRC Port Authority Report created on UTC: 2009-04-29 at 22:22:06

Results from scan of ports: 0, 21-23, 25, 79, 80, 110, 113,
                            119, 135, 139, 143, 389, 443, 445,
                            1002, 1024-1030, 1720, 5000

    0 Ports Open
    0 Ports Closed
   26 Ports Stealth
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   26 Ports Tested

ALL PORTS tested were found to be: STEALTH.

TruStealth: PASSED - ALL tested ports were STEALTH,
                   - NO unsolicited packets were received,
                   - NO Ping reply (ICMP Echo) was received.

 

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GRC Port Authority Report created on UTC: 2009-04-29 at 22:28:00

Results from scan of ports: 0-1055

    0 Ports Open
    0 Ports Closed
 1056 Ports Stealth
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 1056 Ports Tested

ALL PORTS tested were found to be: STEALTH.

TruStealth: PASSED - ALL tested ports were STEALTH,
                   - NO unsolicited packets were received,
                   - NO Ping reply (ICMP Echo) was received
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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2009, 06:48:19 PM »
I think both of you are ok

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Re: I can ping my own IP address!
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2009, 10:52:03 AM »
ta very much cr

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    Re: I can ping my own IP address!
    « Reply #13 on: April 30, 2009, 10:33:28 PM »
    I can too =]