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Introduction

The Symantec software security tool required on all Cal Poly computers is being triggered by a network security tool that scans all Cal Poly computers for existing vulnerabilities.

This automated scan generates false alarms on the installed software.

Review the steps below review and safely dismiss these notifications.

Until this gets resolved, we will see these warnings about scans on a regular basis.

  1. A Symantec Notification pops up on a A&D lab computer while you are working.
    • A Symantec Notification pops up on a A&D lab computer while you are working.

    • On the pop up windonw, click Options, and More Info.

    • Verify From: 129.65.xx.xx

    • Verify the Attack Name: PortScan

    • Simply click the red close button to dismiss the warning. This is a false alarm.

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