A quick google revealed this link, as one example:
So, yes, it does seem to be you are being scanned for vulnerabilities.
Hopefully they'll decrease once the script kiddies and worms realise
that you are blocking those ports.... Then again these people tend not
to be the brightest ones around...
Timothy Murphy wrote:
>My daily logwatch contains lists of dropped packets, like
>Dropped 122 packets on interface ppp0
> From 184.108.40.206 - 2 packets to tcp(15118)
> From 220.127.116.11 - 2 packets to tcp(15118)
> From 18.104.22.168 - 1 packet to udp(1434)
> From 22.214.171.124 - 1 packet to udp(1434)
>As a matter of interest, where do these packets come from?
>Are they all attempted intruders,
>or could people have a genuine reason for sending them?
>>Incidentally, the number of dropped packets has been falling
>fairly steadily for some time.
>Is that a general phenomenon?
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