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I've had a delve into the Mac firewall settings and come across some worrying messages in the firewall log. Does anyone known what these mean and should I be concerned ? I'm using stealth mode and I've set access only to essential services.

Any enlightenment would be appreciated as I don't know much about the security protocols.

Thanks in advance.

Mar 11 16:04:54 Macintosh Firewall[39]: httpd is listening from uid = 0 proto=6

Mar 11 17:08:30 Macintosh Firewall[39]: Stealth Mode connection attempt to TCP 1*2.1*8.0.2:49152 from

Mar 11 17:09:28: --- last message repeated 3 times ---

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