HONK.11.1270

Early warning system alert description

Alert ID: HONK.11.1270
Affected item: Port 7
Operating system: Windows 10
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft
Text: Port 7 (Ping) is opened. It can be dangerous (except you know what are you doing). Opened by process: TCPSVCS.EXE. Echo can be exploited in many attacks, such as Smurf/Fraggile.

General information

Triggered when there is an issue with open port.

Solutions

Consider closing the specified port or, at least, restrict usage of this port to the local network. Every open port is a gate to your computer and can be misused by crackers.
Consequences:

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