Why some ports are blocked on our network

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A port is a communication endpoint in a network or computer system, and different ports serve as electronic ‘doors’ for different types of traffic. Internet service providers like Exede and WildBlue routinely block certain ports for a variety of reasons, mostly related to security. Hackers and other cyber criminals are known to exploit certain ports, particularly ones that are little used or otherwise vulnerable.

While most customers won’t be concerned with blocked ports, some more advanced users may wish to know which ports we block and why. We’ve provided this list here with other technical details for those who’d like to know more.

http://help.exede.net/articles/General/Why-some-ports-are-blocked-on-our-network
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Alex, Viasat Corporate Communications

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thank you alex for the information :3