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Port 1050 Details

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1050 tcp trojans MiniCommand trojan

MS DNS Server on Windows Server 2003 machines may possibly use this port for DNS if other ports are being blocked by a firewall. See MS KB 198410, registry key "SendOnNonDnsPort" (unconfirmed).

IANA registered for: CORBA Management Agent
1050 tcp,udp cma CORBA Management Agent IANA
1050 tcp MiniCommand [trojan] MiniCommand SANS
1050 tcp java-or-OTGfileshare J2EE nameserver, also OTG, also called Disk/Application extender. Could also be MiniCommand backdoor OTGlicenseserv Nmap
1050 tcp piranha Heartbeat listening port on the primary and backup routers in this load-balancing package for Linux. Bekkoame
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 1050

Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.

TCP ports use the Transmission Control Protocol. TCP is the most commonly used protocol on the Internet and any TCP/IP network. Whereas the IP protocol deals only with packets, TCP enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data. TCP guarantees delivery of data and that packets will be delivered in the same order in which they were sent. Guaranteed communication/delivery is the key difference between TCP and UDP.

UDP ports use the Datagram Protocol, a communications protocol for the Internet network, transport, and session layers. Like TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), UDP is used with IP (the Internet Protocol) and makes possible the transmission of datagrams from one computer to applications on another computer, but unlike TCP, UDP is connectionless and does not guarantee reliable communication; it's up to the application that received the message to process any errors and verify correct delivery. UDP is often used with time-sensitive applications, such as audio/video streaming, where dropping some packets is preferable to waiting for delayed data.

When troubleshooting unknown open ports, it is useful to find exactly what services/processes are listening to them. This can be accomplished in both Windows command prompt and Linux variants using the "netstat -aon" command. We also recommend runnig multiple anti-virus/anti-malware scans to rule out the possibility of active malicious software. For more detailed and personalized help please use our forums.

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