How to report Attacks against your Computer to your ISP

Malware, Spyware, Viruses - These items among other things can cause attacks on your computer, obviously, a good Anti-Virus program and firewall can protect you; but when they fail, here is what you can do to fight back.

If you are running Windows Firewall you can view your log that shows inbound IPs connecting to your machine,

To enable logging visit this link and search for "Using Logging"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875357

Other firewall programs also have logging tools.

Once you have your log, contact your ISP and send the log to them. In some cases, the ISP will locate the source the IPs and contact the ISP that owns those IPs and take action against those users.

Keywords: catching hackers, firewall logs


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