Threat Level: green Handler on Duty: Didier Stevens

SANS ISC: TCP/UDP Port 8888 Activity - SANS Internet Storm Center TCP/UDP Port 8888 Activity

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Port Information
Protocol Service Name
tcp ddi-tcp-1 NewsEDGE server TCP (TCP 1)
tcp sun-answerbook Sun Answerbook HTTP server
udp ddi-udp-1 NewsEDGE server UDP (UDP 1)
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2015-09-23 00:02:57
Seagate Dashboard also uses port 8888 and has a process name of MobileService.exe
Daniel Werner 2007-01-10 17:28:50
TCP port 8888 is the default port for GNUmp3d's HTTP-based music streams and web interface.
Mike Groves 2006-12-22 13:47:59
Our company, QuickReckoning, Inc., uses this port in its QuickDog Software product to communicate and identify a valid user registration on a daily basis.
2004-09-24 22:38:42
Associated with W32.Kibuv family of viruses
Johannes Ullrich 2003-01-29 22:11:06
This port is frequently used by web servers and proxies as an alternative to 80 or 8080. Sun's answerbook is such a web based service.
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