Is this a hack?

By thomasglee
Mar 28, 2011
  1. This morning, while i was still in bed, I heard my printer spit out a page. I went to see what it was, and the attached is what I found. I'm thinking this is an indication of a hack from the searches I've done online. Is there anything I can do? Will just resetting my modem help?

    I think this happened on a PC my wife uses (I use Macs) to watch videos from Asia.

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  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    What is ProxyJudge?

    Please review the information given on the referenced site.

    I don't have enough information to tell you if it was a 'hack.'
  3. thomasglee

    thomasglee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks. But isn't it weird that just printed out on it's own?

    I don't know what Proxy judge is, but when I ran a google search on that string, it says that it's used by remote hackers to test vulnerabilities. Since it says, "keep-alive", I'm assuming they found a hack and are trying to exploit it. The language codes are Taiwan/PRC.

    I'm using all Mac computers and we have only one windows computer. I'm not using Mozilla, yet when I ran the test you mentioned, it said I was using Mozilla. When I'm trying to run a "whois" using the site you linked to, it keeps telling me I'm putting in the "Wrong Turning Number!".
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    Okay, I gathered some information for you: I've Broken down the parts of the message and given you some links: Consensus: Some kid, also know a "script kiddie", at a internet cafe in China, is trying to use a proxy server to access your server and reached the print server.

    Source Information-Security (LinkedIn)

    It says "Mozilla 4.0 (compatible, MSIE 6.0, Windows NT 5.1
    It means it compatible with all of these- I think.

    Accept-Language: zh-cns the Chinese language
    zh-cn Chinese (PRC)

    Connection: Keep Alive>
    A keepalive is a message sent by one device to another to check that the link between the two is operating, or to prevent this link from being broken.


    Language Codes:
    ISO 639-1 zh
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