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Old 2005-02-16, 02:55 PM
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Re: Using BitTorrant to Hack??

Originally Posted by irishcrazy2005
I have a question about this. By opening up ports 6881-6999 in your firewall, aren't you becoming more vulnerable to attack? I understand that all internet activity occurs through open ports, but I am a little confused here.

Only if you have a program on your machine that is listening on those ports and it is either malicious or has some nasty vulnerabilities. Just having ports open by itself should not be a problem.
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