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richie40
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Is there a list of 'Event Log' enteries that I should be aware of as malicious activity?

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Hi,

 

I was looking through a few of the posts on here and noticed posts about event logs on the BT HomeHub.

 

I was wondering if there is a list of specific 'Event Log' enteries that I should be aware of that could be malicious activity?

 

If there is specific enteries that could be malicious activity is there a way of using Microsoft 'Event Viewer' of 'System Monitor' to send me a message when this malicious activity is taking place?

 

Also I noticed on my laptop that when I was looking in WiFi Status that there was a massive difference in the bytes sent and recieved. I think it was something like 600,000 sent and 6000,000 recieved. I looked in the BT HomeHub Event Log and there was a load of enteries for the following:

 

11:41:42,12 Feb. PortMapping Delete By UPNP/TR064 Success.

11:41:02,12 Feb. PortMapping Add By UPNP/TR064 Success.

 

The only thing I've done recently is install WAMP for a local test server to view website being designed in PHP. I wanted to view the websites on my other devices so I allowed WAMP through my microsoft firewall. I have dissalowed WAMP through the firewall now and the PortMapping messsages in BT HomeHub Event Log have seemed to have stopped.

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Re: Is there a list of 'Event Log' enteries that I should be aware of as malicious activity?

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Disable uPnP, restart the hub, and the entries should stop. Then see if any programs you have installed, stop working properly.

If everything works as normal, then leave uPnP disabled.

 

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"Is there anyway of setting up Microsoft ‘Event Viewer’ or ‘System Monitor’ to flag up this malicious activity and send me a message to make me aware of these?"

 

No, but I would not worry about them, as the home hub firewall is there to preven intrusions.

 

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richie40
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Re: Is there a list of 'Event Log' enteries that I should be aware of as malicious activity?

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So there's nothing to worry about in the fact that WiFi Status activity is showing a lot more received bytes than sent? Sorry my technical knowledge is very bad. This is I guess the bytes received is just the information sent for me to be able to view specific websites? I guess I would need to be concerned if lots more bytes were sent than received which could indicate a 'malicious bit of malware or bot'?

 

Is there's no specific list of event log entries I should be aware of that could be malicious activity?

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Re: Is there a list of 'Event Log' enteries that I should be aware of as malicious activity?

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You will always receive more than you send, that is the nature of web browsing.

 

 

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