DESKTOP-3VLH7FV

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Gingerdang
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DESKTOP-3VLH7FV

Post by Gingerdang » Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:57 pm

Is DESKTOP-3VLH7FV an Exetel PC?
I noticed it in my DHCP table and it doesn't belong to my house
I noticed something similar the other week when I rang about a fault and was told my router had reset to factory settings, I assume Exetel checked my connection using its own computer

NIrmitha
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Re: DESKTOP-3VLH7FV

Post by NIrmitha » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:19 pm

Hi Gingerdang,
No, it's not an Exetel device. It's recommended that you check your internal network security.

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Dazzled
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Re: DESKTOP-3VLH7FV

Post by Dazzled » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:29 am

Check that your router has remote access for administration completely disabled. We are being probed from abroad 24/7 for open ports used for external admin, eg by telnet. Your router is your principal defence.

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