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Stealth but no stealth?

Sccrapdog

macrumors newbie
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Aug 21, 2012
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Hi folks..

I enabled Stealth mode on my Mac Book Pro (2010 model) but when I look at the system details is says: "Stealth-mode: No"

What could I be doing wrong?


 

Sccrapdog

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Aug 21, 2012
11
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Thanks GG...

I tried the Shields up and it showed everything stealthed apart from FTP port 21.

Could anyone tell me how I can stealth this port too please?
 
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Sccrapdog

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Aug 21, 2012
11
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I found that the FTP port was assigned to AIM (chat app). I disabled that completely and ran the GRC test again. This time I am stealthed on port 21 but still failed on something that was fine before:

Ping Reply: RECEIVED (FAILED) — Your system REPLIED to our Ping (ICMP Echo) requests, making it visible on the Internet

How can turning off FTP suddenly make me Pingable?

Down the rabbit hole I go..
 
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