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Comment: most pc's do have a lot of open ports

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most pc's do have a lot of open ports

And it gets more difficult to close them with each version of windows OS.

If the same IP address, or something in the same ip range hits you again see if they're trying the same port number. I've seen portscans to my server, that were deliberately slowed down over time, from the same source, spread over days. Also seen distributed port scans so they would not attract attention. some of the tools those hackers use, allow them to spoof IP's on some port scanning methods to thwart showing the real source.

If its the same port number then its probably someone that just typed the wrong ip.... that's my guess.

not sure if zone alarm is a HIPS based firewall nowdays, but if not, I'd recommend you find out and install one that is.

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