Almost everyone knows about the Free online security checking websites.
I sometimes do online scanning to check my firewall for security. Guess what
happens 2-4 day after scanning from several websites each time? I get an
attack. Have you ever though why these companies/organizations are offering
free online scanning?can't they attack you if they know which ports you are
exactly using?whihc ones are open?in addition to your IP address?
I do not think that it is just a coincidence that I get attacks 2-4 days after each
scan. I rarely get computer attacks, but I get alot after each and every scan I
do. The above is just my opinion and I could be not right sometimes. I just
want to say "Be carefull", you do not know what information they are really
keeping, when they are scanning your computer.
have a nice day.