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Port 8848 Details

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8848 tcp trojan Backdoor.Binghe (2005.03.02) - a back door Trojan horse program that allows unauthorized access to a compromised computer. The trojan logs keystrokes, steals information, and has ability to execute programs. Opens a back door on TCP ports 8848 and 8379, and UDP port 8379.

Whirlpool trojan also uses this port
8848 udp messoa Port 8848 UDP is used by MESSOA IP cameras as a heartbeat. Every few seconds they send a small comma separated string: $MessoaIPCamera,ipaddress,subnetmask,macaddress,port SG
8848 tcp trojan Whirlpool Trojans
8848 tcp threat Binghe Bekkoame
8809-8872 tcp,udp Unassigned IANA
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 8848

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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  User Reviews/Comments:
by Jesse Chisholm - 2014-01-25 08:30
UDP 8848 is used by MESSOA IP cameras as a heartbeat. Every few seconds they send a small comma separated string:

by Jesse Chisholm - 2014-09-21 10:51
WireShark reports UDP 8848 as "IP Virtual Services Sync Daemon" (IPVS), and has a display filter for this protocol.
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