Receiving Message about Blocking IP Address

Issue/Question

I received a message from Symantec Endpoint Protection that it was blocking a specific IP address for 600 seconds [10 minutes].

Environment

  • WKU-owned computers

Cause

Possible causes are port scans targeted at WKU as a whole or browsing infected websites that try to redirect your browser or install unwanted programs.

Resolution

Symantec Endpoint Protection is functioning as it should and has blocked malicious activity from affecting your computer. If you continue to see this message or have additional concerns, please contact the ITS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 2342
Created
Mon 9/19/16 8:41 AM
Modified
Wed 7/15/20 11:06 AM