On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Dale <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I been noticing the past few weeks that something is communicating with
> Yahoo at these addresses:
> I thought it was Kopete getting some info, profile pics maybe, from the
> server. Thing is, it does this for a really long time. It is also SENDING
> data as well. I have no idea why it is doing this or what it is sending. I
> closed the Kopete app but the data still carries on. This "transfer" has
> been going for a while now and the only way I can stop it is to stop the
> network, wait a minute or two for it to time out and then restart the
> Anybody have any idea what the heck this is? Is Yahoo up to something?
> Some new security issue that I haven't heard of?
I think it's normal.
The first address is one of their pool of messaging servers and the
second is a web server, probably like you said for retrieving
additional info. The sending of data could be the http request, or
updating your status/picture/whatever kopete may be doing. You could
try blocking it and see what breaks.