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Our public IP address is listed in a Spamhaus blacklist #850
(Noticed because my email provider is refusing email from me due to the network being blacklisted).
From that blacklist URL it seems that there's a Windows machine somewhere on the network which is infected with the Conficker worm. Seems it was a machine that was most recently on the network yesterday.
I've run a scanning tool to look for infected machines (I had to change
@ajlennon is running a different scan tool too, so we'll see if he finds anything.
Having checked on the Tapestry WiFi, that routes me out via the same IP address, so it might not be a machine on our network. @mattwilsondotuk, do you have any way to spot which host is trying to connect out to
The abuse alert page has continued reporting issues each day (generally at 19:45-19:55) and @skos-ninja hasn't seen any alerts on the firewall (apart from the one from my laptop just now when I tried connecting out to test it), so it looks like our network is in the clear.
I told @mattwilsondotuk about it when I bumped into him the other evening, so he's aware of it. I'm going to leave this open until we get our static IP (or the reported problem gets fixed) - we need to bug Jason about clearing the IX Liverpool server closet to get the static IP moved on.