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Cable modem activity light keeps blinking.

Last response: in Networking
August 17, 2002 2:09:41 PM

Alright this might be a dumb question, but even when Im not doing anything web related and when my computer is off, the activity light on my cable modem continues to blink.

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August 17, 2002 7:30:48 PM

of course. thats because there is activity out there. Could be SNMP, ICMP, whatever. Thats why you have a firewall.

<i>It's always the one thing you never suspected.</i>
August 19, 2002 10:32:01 AM

as posted many issues and probes cause that not the least of which are probes by infected machines with code red etc.. you can help stop this by going to <A HREF="" target="_new"> this site </A> and setting up your firewall to forward attacks to them where they will then notify the offending ISP's

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