Port 63000 Details
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||W32.Gaobot.ADX - Worm that spreads through a few different methods, including open network shares, several known Windows vulnerabilities, and other backdoors like Beagle and Mydoom. It can affect all current Windows versions, discovered 04-2004.
The worm can act as a backdoor server program and attack other systems, it also attempts to kill the process of many antivirus and security applications. It runs the following services:
Runs the following network services:
HTTP proxy on TCP port 63000
HTTPS proxy on TCP port 63001
SOCKS proxy on TCP port 30001
FTP server on randomly chosen TCP port
Related ports: 30001
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 63000
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.
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