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    RickMerrill
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    port 6000 trojan

    I've see this in the wild - has anyone else?

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    Regis
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    Re: port 6000 trojan

    RickMerrill <rick0.merrill@gmail.com.lessspam> writes:

    > I've see this in the wild - has anyone else?


    Can you say more why it's believed to be a trojan?

    If they're unix boxes, it may simply be an X11 server. How big a
    problem it is for that to be listening (it can be a very big deal)
    depends on the configuration.






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    RickMerrill
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    Re: port 6000 trojan

    Regis wrote:
    > RickMerrill<rick0.merrill@gmail.com.lessspam> writes:
    >
    >> I've see this in the wild - has anyone else?

    >
    > Can you say more why it's believed to be a trojan?
    >
    > If they're unix boxes, it may simply be an X11 server. How big a
    > problem it is for that to be listening (it can be a very big deal)
    > depends on the configuration.
    >


    http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=23108.0

    But the first reference I found (a few days ago) seems
    to have disappeared: it ID'd a certain country as the perp.


    There may be legit applications that use the port, but ...


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