Fri, 01 Feb 2008

UDP 26185

I’ve been seeing a ton of probes on UDP port 26185. Google has been unhelpful. Anyone else seeing these or know what they mean?

addendum: It looks like the UDP probes are sometimes paired with a TCP probe, like so:

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